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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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Meet Tiffany

In 2015, Tiffany joined Tree Trust through our relationship with The Link. While she was with Tree Trust, Tiffany wanted to earn a wage and build the skills and confidence that would allow her to branch out on her own. She built her workplace and communication skills over nearly a year in our programs, and then leveraged her experience into a service position with the National Civilian C
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Youth Employment Skills Day

On two Saturdays in April, teens and young adults gathered at local workforce development centers in their community to build their employment readiness skills. A total of 43 young people between the ages of 14-21 attended Tree Trust’s Youth Employment Skills Day (YES-Day). Some participants of YES-Day will continue on to a 7 to 9-week paid internship with Tree Trust this summer. The goal of YES-D
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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 Community School will plant 16 trees and nine shrubs on their school grounds in Minneapolis on April 30, 2018. This planti
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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 plant hundreds of trees across Minnesota. Gordon’s reward is watching the sense of joy new volunteers get at our e
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