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Forestry

Community Forestry 2018 Impact

Tree Trust’s Community Forestry program organizes efforts to increase the urban tree canopy through community and school plantings, municipal tree distributions, and other special forestry initiatives. In 2018, we held 31 events in 12 cities, and added more than 3,000 trees
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A TREE PLANTING BLITZ IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN IN NORTH MINNEAPOLIS

This event has passed. To see photos from the event, visit our Facebook. A TREE PLANTING BLITZ IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN IN NORTH MINNEAPOLIS A local business collaborative provides funds and volunteers to plant 100+ trees In a continuing effort to bring trees to North Minneapolis neighborho
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TREE TRUST and the City of St. Louis Park to plant trees in Westwood Hills Nature Center

Tree Trust and the City of St. Louis Park to plant trees in Westwood Hills Nature Center September, 2018 (St. Louis Park, Minn.) – Tree Trust staff will be joined by community volunteers to plant 150 trees on Saturday, September 29 at Westwood Hills Nature Center in St. Louis Park. Th
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Tree Trust and the City of Columbia Heights to green up with the support of Boise Paper’s Project UP™ initiative

Tree Trust and the City of Columbia Heights to green up with the support of Boise Paper’s Project UP™ initiative [Minneapolis] September 15, 2018– On Saturday, September 15th, the Alliance for Community Trees, a program of the Arbor Day Foundation; Boise Paper, Office Depot, In
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ActOnAsh

  What, you don’t?! Here’s what you need to know about the imminent threat of EAB, what you need to do RIGHT NOW to save your ash trees, and how you can help #ActOnAsh in your community!    
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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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