Baltimore’s Tree Heroes

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    Meet Erik Dihle, Baltimore City’s Arborist

    Erik Dihle spent 18 years working for the military, landscaping and caring for Arlington Cemetery's trees and horticulture. Hired as Baltimore's ...Read More »

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    Russ Moss Digs Trees

    Russ Moss – TreeKeeper, former chair of the Baltimore City Forest Conservancy District Board – is a dedicated tree lover.  Wherever ...Read More »

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    Learn the Urban Sport of De-Bagging Trees

    Back in the 1980s, Steve Young and Clint Roby of Butcher’s Hill took up the urban sport of Tree De-Bagging, ...Read More »

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    Meet Joe & Mark, Our Tree Planting Guys

    Watch them plant trees with Sustainability Joe in the video below, along with ED Dan Millender and Amanda Cunningham, Director of ...Read More »

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    Don’t “Kiss Your Ash Good-bye” Advises Top Expert in Emerald Ash Borer

    The emerald ash borer (EAB) is now officially attacking ash trees in Baltimore, one of 25 states afflicted since the ...Read More »

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    Check Out the Winners to Our Video Contest!!!

     Baltimore Tree Trust would like to thank everyone who participated in our 2015 VIDEO CONTEST!    Here is recap on the contest ...Read More »

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    Thanks To Our Wonderful Photographers!

    As we launch into 2015, the Tree Trust would like to thank the generous photographers who have given their time and ...Read More »

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    Baltimore’s Champion Volunteer Tree Planter

    When Gene DeSantis, age 16, planted his first tree in 1977 down at the new Inner Harbor, he discovered a ...Read More »

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    Team UNLESS Promotes “Plant More Trees” as They Power the “Beast” Through Kinetic Sculpture Race

    A determined team of Baltimore green groups came together to enter their first-ever collective float/ sculpture into the American Visionary ...Read More »

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    Thank You Bartlett Tree Experts

    Bartlett Trees Experts donated time, equipment and labor to prune 24 Lindens in Library Square.  

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    Bartlett Tree Experts VS Emerald Ash Borer

    A big thank you to Bartlett Tree Experts for their awesome generosity!  Bartlett Tree Experts donated time, labor and treatments to save ...Read More »

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    Thank you BB&T Bank Tree Planters!!

    A BIG thank you to BB&T Bank for helping us plant 21 trees in Old Goucher!   On the lovely afternoon of May 15, 2015, the BB&T ...Read More »

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    Partnerships that Keep on Giving

    We give a big THANK YOU to P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc. for their generosity and hard work. They continue to ...Read More »

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    Joseph E. Lee Park Gets Over 100 New Trees!

    October 8th 2016 100 volunteers planted over 100 trees at Joseph E. Lee Park! As part of a tree mitigation plan for Potts & ...Read More »