NWF's Trees for Wildlife Tree Seedling Application


On a rolling basis, the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Trees for Wildlife program makes free tree seedlings that have been donated by members and donors available through an application process to schools, nonprofit organizations, youth groups, volunteers and NWF affiliates for community tree planting or tree giveaway events. 

Important Notes:

  • Review tree bank guidelines prior to applying.
  • Applications must be submitted at least 90 days before the event date and will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • Applicants will be notified (of approval or otherwise) within about one month from the time their application was submitted.  


Question - Required - What would you like? Please Select:


Requesting Individual's Information:

2. Contact Information:













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Address Where Trees Will Be Shipped—MUST BE A PHYSICAL ADDRESS (No P.O. Boxes)

Signature required for tree delivery.






Date of Planting or Giveaway Event: (provide two suggested event dates; NWF will notify you as to which date is approved)

Question - Required - Date 1:

Question - Required - Date 2:


Location of the Planting Event:


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*16. Have permission and permits for planting already been secured?
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Question - Required - Type of Request:


Types of Trees Requested:  

Note: All requested trees will be verified as being native to your region. You may specify what species you prefer (up to four different kinds). Consult NWF regional distribution guide at www.nwf.org/treebank for selections.  Tree substitutions may be made when quantities of requested species are limited.)






Describe How Your Event Fits with NWF Trees for Wildlife Priority Criteria (see Guidelines)


Description of Your Event -  please include the number of students that will participate and volunteers and how this event will enhance student awareness about their environment


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National Wildlife Federation's Trees for Wildlife

Trees for Wildlife also explores the unique connection wildlife have with trees and the essential role for habitat trees play for wildlife.


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