The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a green and healthy
San José metropolis by engaging community members in the
appreciation, protection, growth and maintenance of
our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.
Our City Forest is a 501(c)3 organization.
OCF Goals and Objectives
• To increase citizen involvement in tree planting and tree care
• To plant and steward trees using the highest professional standards
• To increase public awareness of the value, benefits and needs of trees
• To develop a dedicated and diverse volunteer corps
• To protect and enhance urban forests in Santa Clara County
• To achieve high tree survival rates through citizen involvement
• To inspire, mobilize and train volunteers from service clubs, schools, businesses and agencies
• To build a sense of community by facilitating grassroots environmental action efforts