Commemorative Trees

*Please note: The fall 2022 planting season has reached capacity and reservations are currently closed. Check back for updates on when reservations for the spring 2023 planting season will open.

Plant a new tree in Prospect Park in honor of a loved one or for a special occasion. Your gift will help replace lost trees and ensure the ecological health of the park, which is home to over 30,000 trees of more than 150 species.

Commemorative Tree Chart
View the different options available to choose from and what they include.

Commemorative Tree + Bench Combo Chart
View the offered discounts for adopting or installing a bench together with planting a tree in the park. Combinations start at $3,750 and discounts range from $250 – $1,500.

Commemorative Tree Registry
Donors planting at the Pre-Selected Flowering Shrub level and above have a permanent listing in our online Commemorative Tree Registry.

Group Fundraiser Tool Kit
When you submit your inquiry, ask about our Group Fundraiser Tool Kit, where multiple donors can contribute toward a commemorative tree.

Planting Season Schedule
Spring: Late April – Early May (March 1 Deadline)
Fall: Late October – Early November (September 1 Deadline)

Personalized Tree Planting Experience: $4,000 

Work with Alliance staff to choose a meaningful location and species for your tree. Includes a planting ceremony where you and your loved ones can participate in planting your tree.

Choose from larger overstory trees or flowering understory trees from our Tree Guide Book. Each tree is distinguished with a personalized temporary tree sign for up to two years.

Contact us to arrange for your Commemorative Tree in Prospect Park.

 


Seasonal Promotional Tree: $2,000

Our arborist will choose the location and species for your tree based on the greatest need for the park. Includes a planting ceremony where you and your loved ones can participate in planting your tree. Each tree is distinguished with a personalized temporary tree sign for up to two years.

Contact us to arrange for your Commemorative Tree in Prospect Park.

 

 

 


Pre-Selected Tree: $1,000

Our arborist will pre-select the location of your tree plus 4-5 species options for you to choose from based on the ecological needs of the park. Each tree is distinguished with a personalized temporary tree sign for up to two years.

Contact us to arrange for your Commemorative Tree in Prospect Park.

 

 

 

 


Pre-Selected Flowering Shrub: $500

Our arborist will select a seasonal flowering shrub and location for you. Each shrub will include a dedication e-certificate.

Contact us to arrange for your Commemorative Tree in Prospect Park.

 

 

 


Arbor Day Community Tree Planting: $100

Each Arbor Day, the Alliance plants three community trees in Prospect Park. Our arborist selects the species and locations of the trees, which will all be planted together during a community ceremony. All donors and their honorees are invited to the tree planting on Arbor Day, sharing this experience with both their loved ones and the community.

Click here to learn more about our Arbor Day Community Tree Planting and make your donation. 

Arbor Day Community Tree Planting FAQ


Woodlands Restoration Sapling: $75

Our Woodlands Restoration Program seeks to preserve Brooklyn’s last remaining forest by planting small saplings in our Woodlands area. The location and species cannot be specified, but when you walk through the Woodlands, you will know that your tree is among the saplings. Honorees will receive a dedication e-certificate.*

*E-certificates can be expected approximately 2-3 weeks after your donation is processed.

 

 


Plant a Grove: Starting at $14,000

A grove may contain a minimum of four understory and overstory trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and groundcovers appropriate to the area selected. Our Landscape Design team will work with you to develop a design for a beautiful and meaningful grove.

Contact us to arrange for your Commemorative Grove in Prospect Park.