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Emerald Ash Borer

Meet Gordon, Tree Trust Branch Manager

Gordon Hanson is what we call a Branch Manager- a specially trained volunteer who guides groups of new volunteers through the tree planting process during our tree planting events. Gordon has been planting trees with us for more than 15 years, and over that time he’s helped volunteers
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Tree Planting with Green Futures

Tree Trust’s Green Futures program uses the power of individual donors and volunteers to plant hundreds of trees in communities in need. Urban and community forests provide a multitude of benefits to both humans and our environment: trees clean the air, mitigate stormwater runoff to o
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5 Ways to Care for Trees this Spring

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Super Bowl LII and Community Forestry

Last fall when we dug the holes for the first Super Bowl Urban Forestry planting at Currie Park in Minneapolis, it felt like this week would never arrive – but months later – it’s finally here! We wanted to provide a visual reminder of the tree plantings that Tree Tr
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Green Futures, EAB, and our Gravel Bed Nursery

Green Futures Program and Emerald Ash Borer Through our Green Futures Program, Tree Trust  planted 1,060 trees at 16 community sites between 2008-2017.  This program is increasing in popularity as cities become more aware of the losses they will suffer to their tree canopy as Emerald
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A Catalog of Trees

The Learning with Trees program has been an important part of Tree Trust’s Community Forestry department since 1992. The program reinforces Tree Trust’s mission to increase the urban tree canopy, improve and increase education about the role trees play in our urban environment, and en
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The Importance of Tomorrow’s Trees

By Karen Zumach, Community Forestry Manager When was the last time you were stopped in your tracks by the size of a tree in your neighborhood or in your local park?  Chances are pretty good, that if you’re like me, it seems to happen less often these days. Larger trees seem to be disa
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Helpful tips for spring lawn and tree maintenance

Even though it’s still a bit chilly outside, the time to start thinking about lawn and tree care is now. A healthy summer lawn starts with important spring maintenance. Follow these tips to keep your lawn and trees in the best condition this spring.  For your lawn: Consider fertilizin
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