Nevada Shade Tree Council

Nevada Shade Tree Council

“When you plant a tree you get the satisfaction of doing something that feels good today, will benefit future generations and is good for your community and Nevada.”

Nevada Shade Tree Council (NSTC) Mission Statement:To promote and increase awareness of proper tree planting and care in Nevada and provide leadership, development, and support for professional and volunteer community forestry programs across the state.”For the past decade the Nevada Shade Tree Council has been a lead organization in Nevada promoting tree planting and related educational programs for tree care and maintenance. The Council, a non-profit volunteer organization, was founded to serve as the advisory council to the State Forester for the Nevada The Council’s Education Committee carries on year around activities that may include workshops, tree plantings, and the award and presentations of arboriculture resource books and materials to selected libraries around the state.

Topping Hurts Tree Image

Topping Hurts Tree

Projects include:

  • Arboriculture books have been donated to the following libraries: Carson City Library, the Las Vegas Sahara West Library, Elko Library, Yerington, White Pine County Library in Ely, Pahrump, Fallon, Boulder City, and the White Pine Bookmobile.
  • “Benefits of Urban Forestry” Slide show.
  • STOP TOPPING campaign and bumper sticker.
  • The review and recommendation of NDF Urban and Community Forestry Grant Proposals.
  • Annual Arbor Day tree plantings around the state.
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