There are a variety of trees offered, ranging in size, shape, and other physical attributes. Our goal is to increase the biodiversity of our urban canopy while selecting species that are appropriate for each site.
FAQ Topic: Conservation Request A Tree FAQ's
When your trees mature, they can provide as much as 30-40% savings in summer cooling costs. Trees also add property value, create oxygen, clean the air, and have positive health impacts!
Absolutely yes! You can get permission from your landlord or put them in touch with us, and we’ll take things from there.
The DCR is only authorized to plant in a certain section of the city (shown on this map). However, properties in Holyoke outside this area are still eligible for free trees from our own municipal nursery that was established in 2015. Residents who accept free trees from the municipal nursery will be responsible for planting … Continued
Yes! This program is supported by a combination of state and federal grant funding, so consultation and installation is done at zero cost to the property owner. Your only obligation is to make sure the trees get watered regularly for the first two years after planting.
The city of Holyoke and DCR are both carefully monitoring the situation as it develops, with ensuring safety for the community as a central guiding principle. In light of the spread of the virus and meeting restrictions now in place, we are processing tree requests at a slower rate than usual. However, if interested, you … Continued