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KDB’s long-running Community Tree Giveaway program returns October 2017. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter or become a member to be notified when registration opens!

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KDB’s Community Tree Giveaway Program will return in October 2017. Sign up for our newsletter, or become a member to be notified when registration opens next fall.

What: The Community Tree Giveaway is KDB’s longest-running free tree distribution program, held each fall to celebrate national Make a Difference Day. The program is open only to Denton residents, and participants must register in advance to receive one free 3-gallon size tree per household. Tree species and quantities are limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must be able to pick up their tree during the one-day giveaway event.

When: TBD, October 2017

Where: City of Denton Landfill at ECO W.E.R.C.S. (1527 S. Mayhill Rd. in Denton)

WhyThe Community Tree Giveaway is part of an effort to restore Denton’s urban tree canopy and provide educational information on the importance of trees in our community. In its 18 year history, this flagship KDB program has given away more than 15,000 free trees to Denton residents.

More info: Available tree species vary, but all are native and adapted to the North Texas climate. KDB will release a Tree Species Guide in late summer 2017, outlining available species for the upcoming giveaway. Planting and tree care resources are available year-round through the KDB Resources Page – or scroll down for more!


Questions about the Tree Giveaway? View our Frequently Asked Questions from 2016 or contact autumn@kdb.org for more info.

Trees are Terrific!

Planting new trees enhances Denton’s urban canopy and helps our city thrive! Trees are vital for sustainable community growth, economic vitality, and public health. They also:

  • beautify neighborhoods and public spaces;
  • increase property values;
  • lower energy consumption of homes and businesses;
  • boost consumer spending; and
  • encourage outdoor physical activity.


Help your tree get a healthy start!

Read through these resources BEFORE you plant:

For more information on how to properly plant trees, and the importance of trees in our community, visit the KDB Resources Page and look under Urban Forestry.

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