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Our mission is to preserve, protect and plant trees to enhance the quality of life and health

for present and future generations in the Lower Cape Fear area.

Upcoming Events

Did you know that tree planting season in Wilmington is October to February (and not the spring)? Our mild winter months give newly planted trees a 2 to 3 month head start in establishing roots so they can better survive our hot summers!

  • March 9 (Sat)​: Tree Distribution funded by HSB through the Arbor Day Foundation with the help of the City of Wilmington​, 9am - noon at Legion Stadium Pool[Volunteer]

  • March 21st (Thursday): "The Power of Trees" presentation - a part of the ongoing Creek Week Celebration

  • March 22nd (Friday) - Happy NC Arbor Day!​

  • March 24th (Sunday): Heritage Tree Tour with the Historic Wilmington Foundation

  • April 20th (Saturday): Pine Forest Cemetery cleanup with Work on Wilmington 

  • April 22nd (Monday) - Happy Earth Day!

  • April 26th (Friday) - Happy National Arbor Day​!

Visit Upcoming Events for details and sign up links.

2-for-1 Year End Challenge Match!

We made it! We reached our $15,000 goal!

Thanks to everyone who contributed!

We're looking forward to tree-mendous 2024!


What's else is new?​​

We need "Tree Ambassadors" to knock on doors to ask residents if we can plant in front of their homes. We have a number of plantings coming up. Learn more.

Interested in being a part of the Alliance for Cape Fear Trees?

Meeting Information

The Board of Directors meets the first Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm at New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Service's Educational Classroom.


Our General Meetings are held three times a year. Notifications are sent through email.

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