Street trees in LBWF

Help tackle the climate crisis and protect futures this national tree week

10 June 2021

Help tackle the climate crisis and protect futures this national tree week

To help tackle the climate crisis we are inviting children across the borough to plant a tree for their future during national tree week.

Planting a tree

  • reduces CO2
  • creates natural habitats for animals and insects
  • helps with cleaning air

Making a safer, greener, and cleaner Waltham forest now for the future

Order your free tree

We have a range of small good quality trees to choose from all recommended by the woodland trust including:

  • Blackthorn
  • Bird cherry
  • Wild cherry
  • Crab apple
  • Hawthorn
  • Hazel
  • Holly
  • Rowan

National tree week

Find out more about planting a tree in our planting guide.

National tree week is 28 November to 6 December 2021, during this time we are encouraging children to plant their trees in their own back garden, communal garden, or school grounds.

We will be announcing sites where children can get involved in planting later on in the year if you don’t have a garden or space to plant.

Before planting the tree please get permission from the landowner.

Requests for trees must be received by the end of July, ready to be collected by residents in November.