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TreeBaltimore Update

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Staff from TreeBaltimore planting partners Blue Water Baltimore and Midtown Baltimore pose with the Little Miss Figgy plants, the most popular Fruit Tree Fair giveaway tree of 2018 General Updates TreeBaltimore is excited to announce the Summer Gathering later this month on the evening of August 28th and our next round of TreeKeepers starting in… Read more »

Weed Warriors to Receive Reinforcements

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Have you ever explored a forest in Baltimore City? The Department of Recreation and Parks oversees some of the most spectacular natural areas in the region, and we’re working hard to keep them healthy, safe, and accessible for visitors like you. We, in the Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) Unit, actively monitor and manage non-native invasive… Read more »

Camp Small Update

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For over 70 years Camp Small has been the City’s collection facility for removed and downed street trees and park trees. Camp Small’s urban wood utilization initiative began in 2016 after receiving an Innovation fund of $98,000 from the City’s Bureau of Budget and Management Resource. The program took off quickly, and through the revenue… Read more »

Baltimore City’s Street Tree Data at Your Fingertips

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The City of Baltimore has completed the data collection for the Forestry Division’s citywide street tree and park tree inventory. The data collection contract for this project was awarded to Davey Resource Group. The tree inventory includes trees and vacant planting sites under the jurisdiction and responsibility of the Forestry Division, specifically all street trees… Read more »

Weed Warriors Summer 17 Update: New GIS Intern!

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  Welcome our new Weed Warrior GIS Intern, Victoria Rivard!  Victoria has joined the BCRP Forestry team this summer to help build the departments capacity to track and monitor invasive vegetation control and restoration projects. Victoria, a junior at Towson majoring in Environmental Studies with a certificate in Geographic Information Systems, has created an application, utilizing… Read more »

New Nature Play in Druid Hill Park

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Construction is complete for Druid Hill Parks’ first ever nature play space! The play space is located at the intersection of East Drive and Red Road just east of Safety City! Photo: Youth planting a commemorative tree at the July 8th opening day The story of the Nature Play Space’s inception is a serendipitous series… Read more »