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Arbor Day 2017 Poster Contest

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:39am

Tree Pittsburgh is excited to announce our 2017 Arbor Day Poster Contest!

In Pennsylvania, Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday of April (the best time to plant a tree in our region). For 2017, Arbor Day falls on Friday, April 28.

2016 Volunteers of the Year

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 11:18am

Environmental nonprofit Tree Pittsburgh is proud to announce its 2016 Volunteers of the Year. These corporations and individuals have given of their time and services to further the mission of the organization to protect and restore Pittsburgh’s urban forest through community tree planting and care, education, and advocacy.

Buy a real Christmas tree

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:03pm

As a pro-tree organization, you may be surprised to learn Tree Pittsburgh encourages the purchase of real pines to celebrate the holidays! However, buying a real Christmas tree is a great way to promote open green space in the state of Pennsylvania.

Christmas tree farms stabilize soil, protect water supplies, and provide refuge for wildlife while creating scenic green belts. Often, Christmas trees are grown on soils that could not support other crops.

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