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YouthBuild Program Celebration

On Thursday, May 24, Alexus sat at a picnic bench at Minnehaha Falls park, enjoying the shade on a 92-degree day. At a table behind her, the rest of the YouthBuild staff and participants were at work competing to build the tallest marshmallow tower on their last day of the program – a day of celebration! Reflecting on how she changed during her year in YouthBuild, Alexus laughed. “I’m scared of he
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The NFL’s Urban Forestry Initiative: Community Impact

Last May, we dug the holes for the very first Super Bowl Urban Forestry planting at Currie Park in Minneapolis. That “Golden Shovel” event denoted the environmental handoff to pass the Super Bowl from Houston to Minnesota. This event kicked off the urban forestry partnership between Tree Trust, local sponsors Verizon and Andersen Corporation, the National Football League, Minnesota Vikings, and Mi
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1 Day, 2 Cities, 125 Trees

On Saturday, May 12, Tree Trust, the cities of Eden Prairie and St. Louis Park, and 50 community volunteers added a whopping 147 trees to the urban forests of those cities in just a few short hours! We planted 22 more trees than expected!  Every year, thanks to the generosity of volunteers and donors, Tree Trust plants and distributes ~3,000 trees to help reforest our urban environment. This
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