Constellation Energy Committed $300,000 For Tree Planting And Maintenance

Related Stories

Tree Master Plans For Major Parks

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.

1-95 Tree Mitigation

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 Par...

150 Trees For 150 Years

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. Do...

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 of sixteen neighborhoods located east of the York Road corridor and the neighborhoods of Remington, Charles Village and Coldstream Homestead Montebello. Residents are being reached through multiple media outlets such as bus ads, street banners, door hangtags and lawn signs. There are also participatory neighborhood tree walks with experts, free tree-giveaways and delivery and planting of trees at homes, schools, businesses and along the right-of-way.