Sara Gaul

Artscape, the largest free arts festival, notoriously falls on the hottest weekend of the year, every year. While the festival sets up cooling zones, the street trees surrounding the festival will be another huge benefit to help people keep cool as temperatures sore over the weekend to 100 degrees. Our city’s street trees not only […]

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The start of summer means a lot of things — beach trips, long hikes, outdoor BBQs and pool time. At the Baltimore Tree Trust, it also means the start of watering season for all the trees we planted over the past two years. Pledging a two-year commitment to newly planted trees, BTT continues to perform […]

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Arbor Day this year was a bittersweet day for the Baltimore Tree Trust! The end of our second cohort of the Urban Roots Apprenticeship happened to fall on Arbor Day, and while we love any holiday celebrating trees, it was also sad to say goodbye to another group of apprentices. URA ran from March 18 […]

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The Baltimore Tree Trust’s second cohort of Urban Roots Apprenticeship starts on Monday, and we are excited to welcome our new apprentices to the team! The apprenticeship prepares Baltimore City residents for long-term careers in the landscaping and tree care industry by providing training in the field and connecting apprentices to employers over the 6-weeks. […]

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This past fall, we took our first cohort of apprentices with the Urban Roots Apprenticeship to a composting workshop led by the Baltimore Compost Collective, a small youth empowerment and composting nonprofit located inside the Filbert Street Community Garden in Curtis Bay. Over the past few months, it has been a pleasure getting to know […]

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