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In this month’s Chesapeake Bay Journal, our Director of Programs, Sheila McMenamin, discusses the importance of the “No Net LosS” bill of the Forest Conservation Act. You can read more here! “Currently, the state of Maryland touts a goal to maintain its level of “40 percent of the state covered in tree canopy.” The operative […]

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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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We know that climate change is already taking its toll on our planet. Whether that means more frequent and extreme weather patterns, depleting insect populations, or mounting refugee crises, our world is facing new challenges that are becoming our “new normal.” While this news can often feel defeating, there is some hope–we have countless ways […]

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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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