Request a Planting

New young tree being planted on Prospect Street

To request a tree planting,  call the Forestry Division directly at 617.349.4885, or email us.  If a tree was removed from an existing well and you would like a replacement, there is no expense to you.  Leave your name, address, and phone number and you will be contacted about the replacement.

Client Tree Program
Where No Tree Wells Exist
If you wish to have a tree planted where no tree well currently exists, you have a couple of options. The City will come and inspect the area you wanted planted and determine if it is suitable for installing a tree well or if not, you have the option of a Back of Sidewalk planting.  For an application and information call 617.349.6433 and leave your name and address and an application will be mailed to you. 

Commemorative Tree Program
The City of Cambridge has adopted a new program aimed at helping beautify the community and providing a lasting means for remembering a loved one or an important event. Administered by the Department of Public Works find out more....

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm