Monthly Archives: April 2016

St. Casimir Church in Canton gets Trees!

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Trees! Trees! Trees!

On April 16th 2016, with the help of several volunteers, we planted 16 NEW STREET TREES around St. Casimir Church in Canton.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING US TRANSFORM BALTIMORE WITH TREES!


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BB&T Bank Helps Green Baltimore!

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On April 15th 2016, 25 volunteers from BB&T Bank planted 20 NEW STREET TREES in the Milton Montford neighborhood in east Baltimore.

As volunteers worked hard to dig holes, straighten trees, mulch, and pick up trash, community members joined us to show their appreciation for their new greener streets.

For the second year in a row, BB&T Bank chose the Baltimore Tree Trust for their annual Lighthouse Project. The BB&T Lighthouse Project provides corporate financial support for organizations and volunteers time to assist in carrying out our mission.

Thank you BB&T Bank for HELPING US TRANSFORM BALTIMORE WITH TREES!


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Corporate Greening Day with Whitney Bailey Cox Magnani

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On April 14th 2016 Whitney Bailey Cox and Magnani (WBCM) provided 12 volunteers to help plant 12 new street trees in the Milton Montford neighborhood in east Baltimore. We began the afternoon with a "lunch & learn" at WBCM's office educating volunteers about the importance of our organization's mission and ended the afternoon greening the streets of Baltimore one tree at a time.

Eager to live on tree lined streets, community members welcomed the trees and shared their support and excitement over the new additions to the neighborhood. Tree varieties include Red Maple, Acer rubrum & Hackberry, Celtis occidentalis.

Thank you to all you helped us TRANSFORM BALTIMORE WITH TREES!


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Greening Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

On March 31st 2016 the Baltimore Tree Trust, utilizing funding from the France-Merrick Foundation, partnered with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center to plant new trees throughout the campus.

A total of 188 new trees were planted this spring, varieties include Redpointe Maple, October Glory Maple, Legacy Maple, Street Keeper Honeylocust, Bloodgood London Planetree, and Scarlet Oak. An additional 22 trees will be planted in the fall of 2016. The trees are located along the west side of campus along I-895, the north side along Lombard Street & Eastern Avenue, and around the parking garage on the east side of campus.

The trees will make a significant impact on the campus and for the city of Baltimore, increasing shade, adding to the aesthetics and beautification of the campus, reducing stromwater runoff, and improving air quality.

Thank you for helping us TRANSFORM BALTIMORE WITH TREES!

CLICK HERE for a PDF of the planting plan

New Trees for New Cathedral Cemetery!

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Utilizing funds from the France-Merrick Foundation, New Cathedral Cemetery on Old Frederick Road received 125 new trees on March 24th 2016. As part of our "Putting Down Roots" program and a partnership with the Archdiocese of Baltimore, we were able to GREEN UP this hallowed land. Now several pathways are lined with trees. As they mature they will provide an abundance of shade for those visiting their beloved. The tree varieties include honeylocust, tulip tree, and  london planetree.

Click here for a PDF of the Planting Plan


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 Thank you for helping us TRANSFORM BALTIMORE WITH TREES!