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Forestry

What You Can Do to Care For Trees

Plant a tree the Tree Trust way! Are you planting a containerized tree? Did you know you need a handsaw? The process to plant trees for health and longevity is always improving- watch our video to learn best-practices!   Care for your mature trees As we lose more and more trees t
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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 T
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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
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Lyndale Community School Students to Plant Trees at School

To see photos from this event, visit our Facebook. Lyndale Community School, Tree Trust, and CenterPoint Energy team up to create outdoor learning lab  (April, 2018) As part of the Tree Trust Learning with Trees program, 600 students, teachers, and community members of Lyndale Communi
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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 spring 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
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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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