20 Million Trees

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Sep 03 2020 37 mins   3.2k
Climate change is a big problem — and we’re going to need a big team to solve it. That means reaching people who might not think of themselves as climate activists. This week, we explore what the climate movement can learn from YouTubers... starting with MrBeast. Sign up for our newsletter here! (gimletmedia.com/shows/howtosaveaplanet) We’ll send you calls to action, must-read articles and other surprises every week when we put out a new episode. Want to plant a tree? Here are some treesources: Find the right tree for the place you live with the National Wildlife Federation’s Plant Finder: nwf.org/nativeplantfinder Learn how to plant and take care of your tree: arborday.org/trees Some cities will give you a tree to plant for free! Here are a few: Los Angeles, CA: cityplants.org Denver, CO: theparkpeople.org/what-we-do/denver-digs-trees Portland, OR: portlandoregon.gov/parks/73498 St. Louis, MO: moreleaf.org Philadelphia, PA: treephilly.org Fort Worth, TX: fortworthtexas.gov/forestry/free-trees Austin, TX: treefolks.org/free-trees If you aren’t able to plant a tree, you can adopt one! Take care of a street tree in your neighborhood in these cities: NYC: https://www.nyrp.org/about/programs/tree-giveaway/ Miami, FL: https://www.miamidade.gov/global/service.page?Mduid_service=ser1467835324112359 Richmond, CA: http://www.groundworkrichmond.org/adopt-a-tree.html Cambridge, MA: https://www.cambridgema.gov/iwantto/adoptatree Lexington, KY: https://ufi.ca.uky.edu/adopt-a-tree Minneapolis MN (get a free beer when you adopt!): http://www.brewingabetterforest.com/adopt-a-tree.html Pinecrest, FL: https://www.pinecrest-fl.gov/our-village/green-initiatives/adopt-a-tree-programs Fairview Park, OH: https://www.fairviewpark.org/service-department/adopt-a-tree/ Stafford Township, NJ https://www.staffordnj.gov/418/Adopt-A-Tree If your city has a tree planting program too, send it to us and we’ll add it to the list! [email protected] Send us pictures of you hugging your saplings on Instagram and Twitter @how2saveaplanet. Learn How to Stop a Bird Murdering Cat