Back Bay Trees is a project of the Tree Committee of The Garden Club of the Back Bay, Inc.. The Tree Committee’s mission is to document and protect the trees of the Back Bay, with particular emphasis on the alley trees.
The Garden Club’s mission is to promote civic beauty, improve, advance and encourage horticultural improvements, ornament the streets and public squares of the City of Boston, especially the Back Bay, by planting and cultivating ornamental trees, and to educate the public in the art of gardening.
The Garden Club of the Back Bay, Inc. is committed to the street trees of Back Bay, and belongs to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Arnold Arboretum, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Friends of the Public Garden, Friends of Copley Square, New England Wild Flower Society, Emerald Necklace Conservancy, The College Club of Boston, The Trustees of Reservations, Massachusetts Audubon Society, Boston Park Advocates, The Esplanade Association, and the Charles River Conservancy. Individual Club members exhibit at The New England Spring Flower Show, and the Club creates arrangements for Art in Bloom at The Museum of Fine Arts.