Constellation Energy committed $300,000 over three years for tree planting and maintenance of existing trees in neighborhoods, on schools grounds and in parks. Through this public-private collaboration TreeBaltimore and Constellation joined to grow Baltimore’s tree canopy. The first year strategy focuses on engaging citizens and community groups. It involves intensive, targeted outreach to a cluster… Read more »
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With the expansion of I-95, a new partnership between Baltimore and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) formed. This spring, the partnership resulted in the planting of more than 1,100 deciduous and evergreen trees on park property at the following locations: Patterson Park, Joseph Lee Park, Druid Hill Park, Carroll Park, Farring Baybrook Park and along… Read more »
The Department of Recreation and Parks recently completed tree master plans for some of our large parks including Clifton, Druid Hill, Carroll, Herring Run, Patterson, Farring Baybrook and Joseph Lee. The master plans are being used to provide direction for ongoing tree selection and placement.
October 16, 2010 is the 150th anniversary of Druid Hill Park, the 3rd oldest large park in the country after Central Park and Fairmont Park. To honor this occasion, TreeBaltimore and the Friends of Druid Hill will plant 150 trees near the Zoo Mansion House, the original mansion from the estate. Donations for the purchase… Read more »
In the spring of 2010, the TreeBaltimore Ad Campaign received the Creative Programming Award from Maryland Recreation and Parks Association. The award was presented to our designer, Davina Grunstein, of Matter, in recognition of outstanding contribution to the fields of Parks and Resource Conservation.