Tree Canopy Program

As part of the City's goals and initiatives to increase the community's tree canopy, the city will be offering trees to residents at a low cost in the Spring of 2023. If you are a Sheridan resident and you are interested in receiving a tree, please start by filling out the survey found here. Verison español aquí.

If you have already filled out the survey, please review the confirmation letter that discusses the tree pick up date and how to select a location for your tree:

Planting Instructions 2023

Additional documents including the species of trees offered, and after planting care instructions can be found below:

Sheridan Tree Species

After Plan Care Instructions

Tree Availability for 2023

You can view the selected trees for 2023 here.

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Tree Canopy

Why is Urban Tree Canopy Important?


  • Removal of pollutants from the air, soil and water
  • Release of water vapor into the atmosphere which cools the surrounding areas, mitigating the urban heat island effect
  • Interception of rainfall and reduction of storm water runoff (and thus, reducing the costs related to infrastructure required to manage it)
  • Energy savings and reduced greenhouse gas emissions due to shade provided
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Increased property values


Community Partners

The City of Sheridan's Tree Canopy initiative is in partnership with Groundwork Denver and Sheridan Inspire. For more information on outdoor activities for families and youth, please visit Sheridan Inspire's website here

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