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Urban Greening Uplift- Fruit Tree Fair ’17

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  Did you go to the Fruit Tree Fair this year? Maybe you’re smiling over that Beach Plum you took home from FTF and planted in your backyard? Well you’ll want to make sure you return to the next fair to get yourself a second plant so they can pollinate each other. We hope you… Read more »

Getting to the Roots of Tree Communication- by John Canoles

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Baltimore County’s Country Chronicle newspaper was kind enough to let us share this article by local naturalist John Canoles. Country Chronicle February 2017 Nature’s Notes Getting to the Roots Of Tree Communication by John Canoles   Cheer up. Winter is half over. That’s why we celebrate Groundhog Day, the official mid-point of winter. The crass,… Read more »

New Map: Recent and Future Tree Plantings by Neighborhood 2016

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Tomorrow evening, August 25th, we will be displaying our newest tree map at our Annual TreeBaltimore Summer Gathering. The “Recent and Future Tree Plantings by Neighborhood Map,” created by our team members Victor Miranda and Nathan Randolph, will illustrate who is planting in what neighborhood.. Use the map to find out who is planting in… Read more »

Trees Live to Tell Their Story

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Woah what happened here? Looks like a tree had been growing here for a hundred years or so and then crashed down across Jones Falls Trail. The fresh chainsaw cuts suggest that it has fallen recently, yet this tree has been dead for a long time. It must’ve been injured or diseased when the heart… Read more »

Paddling towards a Healthy Harbor with Green Infrastructure

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Did you know that Baltimore City has approximately 21,000 acres of pavement — an area more than 150 times the size of Patterson Park? Did you know that Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation in 2012 which called for removing one fifth of the city’s concrete (4,200 acres of concrete) by the year 2018? What replaces… Read more »

Winged Migrants visit Baltimore’s Urban Tree Canopy

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On the way to the TreeBaltimore office on Tuesday, I thought I’d take the Wyman Park Bridge over Interstate 83 by the Stieff Silver Building. I wanted to check on the status of some active bird nests perched in a tree over the river. As some know, this is a popular spot for watching birds. The… Read more »