Organizations and resources providing
information about trees and their care

Arbor Day Foundation - A national tree information and advocacy organization. Atlanta has been recognized as a “Tree City USA” for the past 24 years through an Arbor Day Foundation certification program.

EcoAddendum  A non-profit organization offering naturalist-guided walks in natural areas of Atlanta and throughout the Southeast.

Georgia Arborists Association - Membership organization for professional arborists and tree care professionals in Georgia providing training, education, and advocacy for the arboriculture industry; website provides a list of certified arborists in Georgia.

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council A non-profit organization focused on preventing exotic pest plants from destroying native biodiversity.

Georgia Forestry Commission A state agency responsible for providing leadership, service, and education in the protection and conservation of Georgia's forest resources.

Georgia Native Plant Society   A non-profit organization that promotes native plants and their conservation in Georgia.

Georgia Urban Forest Council A non-profit organization that promotes the importance of trees throughout Georgia by leveraging technology and resources and by providing programming and professional training opportunities.

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) An international non-profit organization, which, through research, technology, and education, promotes the professional practice of arboriculture and fosters a greater public awareness of the benefits of trees. Website provides a list of certified tree professionals.

Tree Protection Standards in Construction Sites Guidelines for protecting trees during construction, published by the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Mississippi University Extension Service, and Mississippi State University College of Forest Resources.

Trees Are Good An educational resource of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) providing the general public with quality tree care information.