PlantAmnesty was founded on October 22, 1987, by Cass Turnbull.

PlantAmnesty's mission is to provide education, resources, and advocacy to prevent mal-pruning and preserve urban greenspace.

To accomplish our mission we:

  • Promote awareness and respect for plants.
  • Encourage proper pruning techniques.
  • Alert and educate the public.
  • Improve landscape management practices.
  • Volunteer in our communities.
  • Provide a free referral/reference service.