The Park People works to preserve, enhance, and advocate for Denver's parks, recreation resources, open space and urban forest.
We pursue this mission by raising private funds for capital projects of various sizes, parks enhancements, and through our programs: Denver Digs Trees, Mile High Tree Champions, Community Forester and the Park Legacy programs.
NEW!! We're excited to partner with the Denver Forestry Office to bring you FREE TREES through the Be A Smart Ash campaign. Learn more about this damaging insect and APPLY TODAY. Trees are available for anyone with enough space, you do NOT need to have an ash tree to apply...
Great news... $50K matching fund challenge met! Thanks to our generous donors and the Stapleton Family through the Harmes C. Fishback Trust, we're now $100K closer to saving one of Colorado’s Endangered Places: Cranmer Park Sundial & Plaza! There's still aways to go, so donate TODAY!
Want to be kept "in the loop?" Click here to be notified when Denver Digs Trees applications are available.
Community Foresters will be providing clearance and safety tree pruning service in various Denver neighborhoods. Residents may decline this complimentary service: Opt-Out of Free Pruning.
Take good care of your tree! Check out this helpful information: Tree Planting Instructions & Tree Care Guide
Did you know? 1 in 6 trees in Denver is an ash tree...If we do nothing, it's just a matter of time before Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) destroys them all! Be A Smart Ash and learn what you can do to protect our urban canopy!
A great opportunity for your business... Become a steward of the Denver urban forest: Check out the benefits of being a Mile High Tree Champion