2012 Year in Review

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 1)Tree Stewards Class: Basics of tree planting and care. 2) The planting begins! Spring 2012
3) Neighbors and volunteers plant a tree.

 

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2012 Accomplishments

McElderry Park Trees for Public Health

  • Organized 5 plantings in spring and fall with 165 volunteers to plant a total of 101 street trees on 13 different blocks within Phase 1 & 2.
  • Engaged a summer Green Team employing local youth to care for young trees in Phase 1.

TreeKeeepers

  • Established partnership with the City's TreeBaltimore program and City Forestry Board to serve as fund raiser and administrator for a city-wide program offering classes in tree biology, identification, tree planting/care, and community organizing.

Celebrate Trees

  • Promoting trees and restoring Baltimore's urban forest in appearances on WYPR,  in  Baltimore Sun, and other local media.
  • Artist Peggy Fox works on a long-term photo project about the trees coming to McElderry Park.
  • Videographer Leonard Brady tells McElderry Park story.

 


progressReport-2012

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