Recent News

City of Pittsburgh Tree Giveaway

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 7:53am

The City of Pittsburgh will host its annual tree seedling giveaway Monday, April 20 at noon in the City-County Building Portico. The event will celebrate Arbor Day (observed Friday, April 24) and kick off Earth Week in Pittsburgh.

Mayor Bill Peduto and the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission sponsor the annual tree giveaway. This year, the seedlings will be sugar maple.

In search of: skilled nursery volunteers

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 11:56am

Tree Pittsburgh is looking for a number of skilled volunteers at our newly expanded nursery. For more information on any of these opportunities please contact Tree Pittsburgh Nursery Manager Megan palomo at megan(at) or call 412-781-TREE (8733).

August Wilson Center Silva Cell Trees

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:08pm

We've received a lot of questions about the trees outside of August Wilson Center in the 900 block of Liberty Avenue Downtown. Tree Pittsburgh planted those 10 trees using new Silva Cell technology in 2009. This pilot project was the first installation of Silva Cells in Pennsylvania. The trees were arguably the best-looking trees in all of Downtown thanks to the extra TLC they received over the years.


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