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Loblolly Pine Restoration Planting

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 3:53pm

Seventy five loblolly pines from the Tree Pittsburgh nursery found new homes in Schenley Park along Overlook Drive Monday, April 29. Many trees in the historic grove of existing evergreen trees, mainly Scotch pines, have either begun to senesce or have already died and been cut down.

Western Tree Climbing Competition

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:08pm

Saturday May 4th, 25 of the region’s best male and female arborists will apply safety and science where others try daring and luck - in the tree tops of North Park. 

The day-long Western Tree Climbing Championship, hosted by the Penn-Del Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture, pits professional tree workers against each other in a five-contest competition challenging climbers in the ways of daily work situations for the tree industry. 

Happy Arbor Day!

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 12:00pm

Arbor Day is here! Arbor Day is a special day set aside to celebrate all that trees provide for us. Trees bring a lot of benefits to our city streets. Not only do they make the streets more beautiful but they also provide shade for humans, homes for birds and insects, and help to keep some storm water out of our pipes and sewers. Arbor Day provides a great chance to celebrate these benefits and show trees some love by giving them some extra attention.

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