Become a Member

We’re happy you’re here! The Urban & Community Forestry Society (UCFS), is an international community dedicated to helping you grow as a professional so that you can grow and maintain more trees. When we do this together, we create healthy communities for people and planet. The work you do is vital, unique, and needed more than ever. Join the UCFS today so you can connect with key learnings, grow as a professional, and network with people who understand you and your work.

Connect with 2,000+ global members!

Ask & answer questions in the industry

Got a question? One of us is sure to have an answer. Learn from the best to become the best. Have some years under your belt? Lend your knowledge to your fellow members so we can all grow.

Build friendships with people like you!

Great minds think alike, and with over 2,000 great minds in the industry to get to know, you’re bound to find a good friend or two.

Access and Participate in Amazing Programs

Grow Professionally

Whether you’re just sprouting in the industry or you have your roots firmly planted in forestry, UCFS Programs offer a wide range of opportunities to grow alongside your fellow forestry professionals.

Get Discounts

Members get exclusive discounts on our conferences and training programs.

Network and Learn

With so many members, there’s a lot of knowledge to go around! Connect with fellow arborists and learn from each other, so we can all grow together.

Give Back to Your Industry

Our Municipal Arborist Mentoring Program is a unique opportunity to teach and learn alongside budding professionals so you can help the future of our industry grow.

Attend Our Annual Conference With Perks​

Join Us!

Early RSVP

Get in on the action early! As a member, you can reserve your spot at our conferences ahead of time.


UCFS members get discounts on registration to our annual conference.

Be a Speaker

We want to hear from you! Tell us about your case studies, research, and strategies. We know how much experience you have and want to hear your voice!

Build Your Career with Virtual Learning

Expand Your Knowledge

Although our members and their extensive knowledge are spread all over the world, you don’t have to travel to learn! With your UCFS membership, you get access to monthly virtual Learning Series workshops and townhalls, with some even offering CEUs.

Advance Your Career

The opportunities for growth are endless. From learning opportunities to training programs, you can advance your career from your computer.

Support the City Trees Publication

Advertise Your Services

Need to branch out to get your name out there? Advertise your services in the City Trees Publication to expand your outreach.

Get Featured

We love to highlight folks who are doing great things in the world of urban forestry. Will you be the next member to be featured?

Membership Types

Persons actively engaged in making or supporting a daily tree planting or care decision such as an urban/city forester or municipal arborists working for a municipality or non-profit and those charged with assisting communities with urban forestry needs. Professional membership dues are $95.

Annual Dues

Full-time students enrolled in an arboriculture, urban forestry, or related program. When a student joins either ISA international or an ISA Chapter, their UCFS student membership is free. A student membership for a student who is neither an ISA International or ISA Chapter member is $50.

Annual Dues

This subcategory of Professional membership. Retired urban forester professional membership dues are $50.

Annual Dues

Commercial companies representing products and services of the arboriculture and urban forestry profession. Corporate members receive one vote per membership. Annual dues are $160.00.

*Up to five non-voting members may be included at an additional $35 per person.

Annual Dues

Cities and towns may join as members. Municipal group members receive one vote per membership. Annual dues are $150.00.

*Up to five non-voting members may be included at an additional $35 per person.

Annual Dues