Trees for Public Health

Trees for Public Health (TPH) program removes impervious surface and plants street trees within the public right of way in neighborhoods with low or little tree canopy. The impact has drastically changed the look and feel of the overall urban landscape. Trees help to mitigate climate change, reduce stormwater runoff, beautify communities, and cool city streets. They also provide other important benefits: increased energy efficiency of homes, improved wildlife habitat, improved air quality, and increased community engagement to help build a stronger Baltimore.


Recent Articles

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    Old Goucher Has Planted 160 Street Trees With Great Volunteers!!

    As we begin the summer,  the Baltimore Tree Trust and the Old Goucher Community Association can look back on another great ...Read More »

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    Tree Activist in Milton Montford: Congressman Cummings, Under Armour & More

    On May 4th 2016 we were joined by Congressman Cummings, volunteers from Under Armour (UA), community members and tree activists to celebrate ...Read More »

  • Ellwood Park gets Bare Root Trees!

      On Saturday March 12th we kicked off our 2016 spring planting in Ellwood Park, planting 63 new BARE ROOT street trees ...Read More »

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    Trees Are Coming to Ellwood Park in 2015!

      The Baltimore Tree Trust has launched its spring 2015 tree planting, with 52 new trees in the park in ...Read More »

  • Greening St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church

    On March 19th 2016 we hosted a volunteer planting at St. Elizabeth Church of Hungary just north of Patterson Park. ...Read More »

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    Thanks to All Our Volunteers for New Trees in McElderry Park & Old Goucher!

    A big THANK YOU! to the hundreds of volunteers, trained TreeKeepers, and neighbors who came out this fall to plant ...Read More »

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    Planting Final Trees for 2013 in McElderry Park

    On Saturday November 16, 2013, neighbors and TreeKeepers gathered to plant the final two trees of the 2013 season on ...Read More »

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    St. Casimir Church in Canton gets Trees!

    Trees! Trees! Trees! On April 16th 2016, with the help of several volunteers, we planted 16 NEW STREET TREES around St. Casimir ...Read More »

  • Old Goucher Tree Activist Mateusz Rozanski & Amanda Cunningham of the Tree Trust

    Old Goucher Is New Trees for Public Health Neighborhood

    For the past several years, Old Goucher resident and Tree Activist Mateusz Rozanski, shown here with Amanda Cunningham of the ...Read More »

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    More than 300 Street Trees Coming to Old Goucher

    Look at this close-up of the i-Tree map, created by Zoe Clarkwest of Rain Underground, and you can see many of Old ...Read More »

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    The New McElderry Park Summer Green Team

    Summer’s here and so is the terrific Green Team that cares for the young trees of McElderry Park. We welcome back ...Read More »

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    Harris Creek Watershed Leaders ReConnected at “Meet & Green”

    The Harris Creek Watershed neighborhoods came together around greening during Baltimore Green Week at Patterson Park Library Square. Local Green Leaders ...Read More »

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    Federal Hill Park: Planting Trees with a Glorious View!

    The Baltimore Tree Trust and South Harbor Renaissance, with support from the Richard Kaminski Memorial Reforestation Program, had a great ...Read More »

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    Arbor Day Dedication of Final Two Trees in McElderry Park

    A large group gathered for Arbor Day at Prince of Peace Church on Friday April 24 to celebrate the completion ...Read More »

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    Old Goucher Proud!

    The Baltimore Tree Trust began working in the Old Goucher neighborhood (located in central Baltimore between N. Howard Street & ...Read More »

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    The Trees Are Coming! to Milton-Montford

    In early January, Jill Jonnes and summer Green Team leader Kashawna Duncan  (left) stopped in to visit with Milton-Montford President, ...Read More »

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    Volunteer Planting at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) receives MORE trees! The Baltimore Tree Trust planted the first phase of trees in spring 2016. In fall ...Read More »

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    New Trees for Windsor Hills Elementary School

    In partnership with CSX: Beyond Our Rails, Arbor Day Foundation, Alliance for Community Trees, City Year, and Baltimore TreeKeepers the ...Read More »