Trees Matter Fredericton aims to create wider public involvement in caring for our urban forest in Fredericton and area, to strengthen city urban forest protection bylaws and policy, to support positive, proactive urban nature and green infrastructure, and to support local public and private initiatives.
Grassroots projects like Trees Matter Fredericton have achieved significant positive changes across North America:
better collaborations between community stakeholders and cities
progressive best practice urban forest related bylaw and policy
increased community support for urban forest related funding & green infrastructure investments
public involvement from tree planting & nature projects to progressive policy changes
education and participation in urban forest and environment related issues
They succeed because of their positive, proactive focus and their ability to cross the usual lines.
Learn, love, protect, connect!
We live and work and play in the urban forest.