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Arbor Aid Featured Artist: Sharon Jo Serbin

Tree Pittsburgh is featuring some artists who have participated in Arbor Aid nearly every year since its inception 5 years ago. See these artists' work in person at Arbor Aid 2012! Get your tickets to Arbor Aid here.

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The Penn-Del ISA Tree Climbing Competition: Get Ready!

Tree Pittsburgh is preparing for the Penn-Del ISA Western Tree Climbing Championship in Arsenal Park on Saturday May 12th, from 9am-4pm.

Watch as professional tree climbers take to the limbs to compete in five different tree work-related areas in hopes of earning the State and National titles!  The Tree Climbing Competition tests skills and agility in the tree-tops using scenarios that tree workers face on a regular basis.  Climbers use saddles, climbing rope, and other safety devices to manuever safely into the tree and around the canopy.

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What a Busy April!

Wow, what a month April 2012 has been! Tree Pittsburgh cannot recall a spring season busier than this one!

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Tree Lovin' Happy Hour

Tree Lovin' Happy Hour 

Thursday May 10th, 6pm at Penn Brewery

 

Join us, your tree friends, and competing professional Tree Climbers for a happy hour in the Courtyard of Penn Brewery!

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Enchanted Forest Party for a Purpose

Enchanted Forest: PGH Party for a Purpose Benefiting Tree Pittsburgh!

 

A night of whimsy to benefit Tree Pittsburgh

Come join us for a night of enchantment at Ryan's Pub to support Tree Pittsburgh!

Come plant your roots and stay awhile for tree-themed merriment:

-Keep your branches and limbs swaying all night long to the wax carvings of DJ J Malls and Noetik Five Thousand

-Plant your own trees to take home with you

-Tree accessory making (it's true)

-Climb down from your tree house and pose for a photo in the photo booth

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Penn-Del ISA Western Tree Climbing Competition: Arsenal Park

Watch as professional tree climbers take to the limbs in the hopes of earing a chance to compete for the State and National titles!

This year's competition is at Arsenal Park on 40th Street in Lawrenceville. 

 

Climbers compete in five different challenges designed to show off the skills necessary to be a professional tree worker.

 

Family Friendly event.

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Western PA Tree Climbing School

Save The Date!

Western Pennsylvania Tree Climbing School

Date: May 14-18, 2012

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Devil’s Elbow Grove, North Park 

This five-day tree climbing school is sponsored by the Pennsylvania State University Cooperative Extension and the International Society of Arboriculture - Penn Del
Chapter. The school is designed to teach the fundamentals of safe tree climbing and maintenance. Major emphasis will be placed on learning the skills required
to climb and prune trees.

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Urban Forest Film Festival

Urban Forest Film Festival

Wednesday April 18th, 7pm, Melwood Screening Room 

Suggestion Donation $5-$10

 

Tree Pittsburgh's Urban Forest Film Festival returns with films featuring trees and forests!

Join us for about an hour's worth of short films followed by a reception with refreshments and East End Brewing Company beer on Wednesday April 18th, at 7pm.

Films include:

Treeverse  Uncage the Soul Productions,  Ascending the Giants

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Tree Pittsburgh Holiday Happy Hour

Join Tree Pittsburgh as we celebrate our work!  All are welcomeJoin Tree Pittsburgh staff, Tree Tenders, and friends for a fun holiday gathering with complementary beer and snacks until they're gone! Tree Pittsburgh will announce our notable volunteers for 2011 at 7pm, and say thanks to everyone who helps to make our organization great.

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