City Trees

We offer a low-cost way for residents and businesses to help build the city's tree canopy.
Aerial view of Lake of the Isles and trees. Image courtesy of Meet Minneapolis.

Help build our city's tree canopy

Trees help provide shade, lower energy bills and increase property values.

Tree benefits

Adding trees to your property benefits you and the whole community. You can:

  • Shade and cool your house or apartment
  • Lower utility bills
  • Increase property value
  • Clean the air
  • Collect stormwater
  • Provide a habitat for wildlife
  • Improve your and well-being

We've planted thousands of trees throughout the city since launching this program in 2006.

Learn how to plant and prune a tree

Trees waiting to be picked up at the City tree sale.

Tree survey

We are taking inventory of all trees from past tree sales to see whether they have survived. Please let us know how your tree is doing if you have a tree from the City Trees program.

Contact us

City Trees

Health Department


Public Service Building
505 S Fourth Ave, Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415