Recent News

Pitt and CMU Freshmen help Tree Pittsburgh make a huge impact

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 3:47pm

CMU students remove invasive vines in Polish Hill

Friday, August 28 Tree Pittsburgh had a truly epic day of field activities with help from both Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Both schools held city-wide service projects as part of their freshman orientation activities, and Tree Pittsburgh was fortunate enough to host projects with both schools. 

Damage to black cherry trees caused by native moth

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 7:43pm

2015 has brought widespread defoliation of black cherry trees across thousands of acres in the Allegheny National Forest area, caused by the cherry scallop shell moth. While the leaf-loss caused by the larval stage of this native insect has the potential to weaken the trees, adversely affect their growth for the season, and negatively impact their quality for the timber trade, outright death of the trees is usually not a risk. Read more about the moth outbreak.

Tree Tender Symposium

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 3:07pm

Tree Pittsburgh announces the inaugural Tree Tender Symposium Saturday, July 18 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, Downtown.

The Symposium will bring together Tree Tenders from across Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to connect and share strategies for tree advocacy in their neighborhoods.


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