Building Albuquerque’s urban canopy will take everyone in our city coming together to create a greener, cooler community for us all. Just a single tree can make a big difference. The benefits of a strong urban canopy include:
The value of trees to an urban community is vast, in economic, social and environmental benefits. Albuquerque’s existing urban canopy provides great benefits to our community. Growing our canopy will continue to multiply these benefits, creating a greener, healthier community for everyone.
tons/year of pollution removal($1.1 million/year)
tons/year of carbon sequestration($692 thousand/year)
tons/year of carbon storage($16.1 million/year)
per year in avoided carbon emissions
Join others who have made the pledge to plant a tree in the Albuquerque area this year. Fill out the form below and take the pledge. We’ll email you information on how to receive a 25% rebate off the purchase of your new tree.
When you plant your tree, share photo on social channels with the hashtags #LetsPlantABQ and @LetsPlantABQ for the chance to be featured on this page.
The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority’s Treebate program helps offset the cost of planting and maintaining trees.
When you buy a new tree you can receive 25% back off the purchase of your new tree. To help its customers narrow down their purchasing decisions, the Water Authority has assembled a list of 20 trees that are proven to thrive in our area, are commonly available for purchase, fit a variety of situations, and provide numerous environmental benefits. Over 160 qualifying trees are listed in the Water Authority’s Xeriscaping Guide. To see the full list, click See Eligible Trees below.
Not sure about which tree is right for your space? Talk to a tree expert with the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority.AskAnExpert@abcwua.org
TREE CARE LEGEND
Building an urban canopy takes the efforts of everyone. The Let’s Plant Albuquerque Alliance is dedicated to planting trees, building community involvement, and making Albuquerque a cooler, green city.
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Join others who have made the pledge to plant a tree in the Albuquerque area this year. Fill out the form below and take the pledge, it’s that easy. We’ll email you information on how to receive a 25% rebate off the purchase of your new tree.