Get Involved


URI is actively making New Haven a better city in which to live, work, and play, and we offer a variety of ways to get involved with this improvement. Thank you in advance!

  1. Request a tree. (New Haven locations only) Requesting a tree in honor of a teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week 2021?  Sign up here.
  2. Sign up to be a tree ambassador and/or Greenspace volunteer.
  3. Learn more about becoming a Tree Ambassador. 
  4. Make a donation to URI to support green jobs training, tree planting, bioswale construction, and community-led urban greening.  
  5. Follow URI on social media (FacebookTwitter, and Instagram). Check out URI’s Facebook Events page or URI’s Events webpage for information on special volunteer opportunities, workshops, and guest speakers. 

We hope to have Greenspace volunteer workdays in the summer. To locate the Greenspace site nearest to you, check out the Greenspace map.  Sign up to volunteer.