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Mi Trees - plant a tree!

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Mi Trees - plant a tree!

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Plant trees, grow community

Plant a tree and tell us about it! Planting a tree is the first step to setting the foundation for conservation of the forest and freshwater ecosystems we share with the generations of today and tomorrow. Now is the time for trees – plant it forward!  

Plant a tree and add it to the map

This application contains a complex map. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact DNR-GIS@Michigan.gov

Our pledge: Doing our part to help plant a trillion trees across the globe

The DNR will be a cooperative partner in achieving a global goal of restoring and growing one trillion trees by 2030 through the global Trillion Trees campaign. To further this goal, the DNR has pledged to plant 50 million trees by 2030 and aims to inspire people to plant trees.

But it’s about more than just tree planting – it’s a spark to raise awareness about the importance of trees, reflect on Michigan’s rich forest history and build capacity to grow forests and communities together.

See our tree planting pledge 

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Tree planting resources

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Find your growing zone

Find your growing zone to determine which tree species is best for your area.

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MISS DIG 811

Request to have underground lines and pipes marked for free before digging – it's the law.
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Learn about native Michigan tree species

Native trees are adapted to our state's climate and provide ecological benefits.

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Urban and community forestry

Learn how community trees provide environmental benefits and natural beauty.