Kfar Saba is a city northeast of Tel Aviv accounting for 106,000 citizens. The municipality is undertaking many efforts to overcome existing urban challenges. For example, to address the problem of water shortages, the city developed a biofilter system that purifies polluted water and can be used for irrigation. For many years, Kfar Saba has placed the environment at the core of its activities and has been recognized as the first green city in Israel. The city is participating in the “Trees in Cities Challenge”, pledging to plant 1,001 new trees. By doing so, the aims to reduce the city’s urban temperature, mitigate climate change and enhance the well-being of urban dwellers. In preparation for the planting activities, the city monitored its urban vegetation and reviewed its natural resource management to identify and prioritize planting sites. Moreover, Kfar Saba implemented an urban gardening program. The city exceeded its pledge by almost one and a half times, planting 1,456 new trees across five districts of the municipality using 21 species.