Arbor Day

  MARCH 10, 2018




Arbor Day celebration will be on Saturday, March 10, 2018.   Festivities begin with a themed children’s reading presentation in the Mountain View Public Library at 10:15 a.m. and continue with Arbor Day activities, including a tree planting ceremony. The event concludes at 1:00 p.m. Enjoy free children’s arts and crafts and complimentary hot dogs and drinks. Various public agencies and volunteer environmental groups will have information booths set up to learn more about trees, composting, a tree walk through Rengstorff Park will be available and much, much more. A tree climbing demonstration by the City of Mountain View’s Forestry Division is also scheduled.  Mountain View’s Annual Arbor Day ceremony will be celebrated rain or shine. For more information, contact the Forestry and Roadway Landscape Division at (650) 903-6273.

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Celebrate Arbor Day with a new tree for your yard!

The City will make Arbor Day Trees available to Mountain View residents for planting on their property. Residents agree to plant and maintain the tree on their property. The planting event is part of the City’s forestry restoration efforts and the celebration of the State of California’s Arbor Day.

Residents who wish to participate may fill out the application form below. The form can be emailed to us at or it can be mailed to: Forestry and Roadway Landscape, P.O. Box 7540, Mountain View, CA 94039-7540. The City will deliver the tree of choice to eligible residents in late April or early May. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on March 10, 2018.

Arbor Day Tree Selection

Arbor Day Free Tree Application

The undersigned agrees to: (1) accept the tree as requested above, (2) plant the tree as indicated on the application (3) maintain the tree at own expense (tree planting and care information will be provided with tree).


By submitting this application online you are agreeing to the terms set forth above.