Baltimore Tree Trust has a direct impact on Baltimore's communities, whether by cooling neighborhood streets, filtering water that goes into the bay, or investing in our green workforce. Scroll down to see our features in the press, and to learn more about our mission to grow Baltimore's urban tree canopy.



PRI Interview with Alex Smith

In Baltimore, An Effort to Turn Lives Around by Planting Trees
read the article & listen to the interview


Baltimore Tree Trust Reports

McElderry Park Digital Narrative

McElderry Park Street Tree Analysis

Old Goucher Street Tree Analysis

The Attitudes of Urban Residents Regarding Trees


Featuring Baltimore Tree Trust & More

Podcast: Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay
Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker & Baltimore Tree Trust Executive Director Dan Millender discuss the environmental, economic & cultural benefits of trees.


Baltimore Office of Sustainability
Every Story Counts: Alex Smith


WBAL 11 News
Baltimore Tree Trust Planting Roots in the City


WYPR 88.1 FM
Baltimore Tree Trust: Greening the City, One Street at a Time


WJZ 13 News
Baltimore Gets Grant to Develop More Green Spaces


Washington Magazine

Architectural Expressions
featuring Baltimore Tree Trust board member, Carol Macht


Bay Journal

Green Jobs Helping Ex-Cons Turn Over a New Leaf

Greener cities, more nutrient and sediment control targets of record high funding

Partnership turning McElderry Park into one of city’s garden spots

Baltimore Benefits from Green Grants

Urban Tree Canopy Effects Branching Out


McElderry Park Star
Baltimore Tree Trust Arbor Day Celebration


The Baltimore Times
BGE, law firm team up to plant trees in Baltimore


Archbishop Curley High School
Archbishop Curley High School Partners with the Baltimore Tree Trust

BTT in Action

production by Will Schwarz, Pennant Productions, LTD
September 20, 2016

Tree Facts, Articles & Resources


What is a Tree Worth?
by Jill Jonnes


Benefits of Trees
provided by The Alliance for Community Trees,
an umbrella organization for tree planting non-profit organizations


Baltimore’s Tree Planting World
the Who's Who in the Baltimore tree planting world


The Guardian: Green spaces improve school children’s mental development


The Star: Living on tree-lined streets has health benefits


Is All Your Rain Going Down Your Drain?:
Look to Bioretainment-Trees are a Solution


The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, featuring BTT founder Jill Jonnes
The Environmental Outlook: Celebrating & Understanding the Urban Forests 


Midday on WYPR with Tom Hall, featuring Jill Jonnes
The Urban Forest and Why it’s Crucial


The Baltimore Tree Trust is a 501(c)3 incorporated in the State of Maryland. All gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. As a nonprofit organization, The Baltimore Tree Trust receives funds from the state, city, foundations, corporations and private individuals.

Your gift supports critical initiatives such as Trees for Public Health, a program that focuses on planting new street trees in concrete laden neighborhoods. Other initiatives include TreeKeepers and community outreach. All of our dedicated financial supporters will be recognized in the Baltimore Tree Trust’s annual report. Your contribution is creating a greener, healthier Baltimore.

Thank you for helping the Baltimore Tree Trust make our city a more healthful, beautiful place.



If you prefer to donate by mail, send a check to:

Baltimore Tree Trust
PO Box 26202, Baltimore, MD 21210

You can also email us for more information.