Balto.City Forestry Division
Project Learning Tree
Master Gardener Website
General Forestry Course
Make a Gift of Trees
On Line Application
Herring Run Assn.
University of Maryland
Conservancy District Boards, referred to as
Forestry Boards, function in all 23 Maryland countries
and Baltimore City. The county boards were established
by law in 1943 by the Maryland Department of Natural
Resources (DNR). The Baltimore City Forestry Board held
its first meeting in June 1987.
The Baltimore City Board is
composed of individuals who serve voluntarily to promote
and nurture the expansion of the urban canopy so as to
improve the health and welfare of Baltimore's
All members of the Board are unpaid volunteers who work
closely with state foresters. Members are formally
appointed by the Director of the Maryland DNR-Forest
Service on the recommendation of the chairman and
members of the Board in consultation with our local DNR
The Baltimore City
Forest Conservancy District Board's goals are:
members meet monthly to discuss urban forest issues and
plan upcoming activities. Meetings are open to the
public. If you are interested in helping the City Board
with its activities contact Maryland DNR - Forest
- Improve the management of Baltimore's urban
forest growing along its city's streets and in its
- Facilitate school tree plantings.
- Promote informational and educational
activities about the City's urban forest resources.
- Work closely with, and assist the Baltimore
City Forestry Division with its mission.
City Forestry Board-Projects and Activities
Notable Tree Posters For Sale
The size of the poster
is 18 x 22.5, full color poster of
Baltimore City's Notable Trees, call Russ at
410-728-1893 to place your order @$5 each.
Baltimore City's Notable Trees
Resources Careers Camp - For nearly 40
years high school students have gathered from
across the state to attend this last-week-in-July
camp about green
careers and college programs in natural
the heat in leafy Garrett County! The NRC Camp is
fun and informative, letting high school students
train in the field with professional foresters,
biologists and naturalists. The Baltimore City
Forestry Board is generous with tuition aid where
appropriate. Check out the online Power
Point Presentation, Brochure, and Application available
- Newsletter - City Forest and
Trees, publication highlighting topics related
to trees and conservation.
- Tree Tours - visit notable trees,
Board projects, and other points of interest.
Projects - Tree and environmental related activities
for school students
- Chesapeake Bay School
Reforestation Project: planting a
native forest by students and the community on
school grounds to improve the quality of the
- ArborDay/Tree City
USA - A celebration of trees and recognition
of Baltimore's commitment to trees and tree care.
Notable Tree Tour has been scheduled for June 2.
Historical trees and other points of interest and
lunch will be included on the tour.
- Fund Raising
- Logo Materials, Tree Sales,
Grant Writing, and Donations for Board activities.
- Publicity -
information about trees and Board activities.
April 27. The city of
Baltimore and the Forestry Board will hold a
celebration at Clifton Park.
Mart- May 4 and 5, 8 AM to 11
PM. Come on down to the Washington Monument and
buy your Springtime bedding plants and
hanging baskets and your Mother's Day jewelry, art
glass or handmade purses. http://www.flowermart.org
EcoFest begins April 21-28
Time: 11am – 5pm. Location: Druid Hill Park by the
Green Week kicks off with an
EcoFestival as a celebration of our regional
environment. Attendees will find fun family events
and resources that promote sustainable living.
Held in Druid Hill Park, near the Woodberry light
rail stop, bus lines and Jones Falls trail, the
EcoFestival will include workshops,
demonstrations, vendors with sustainable products,
healthy food, music and art.
May 12, A popular annual event at Cylburn
Arboretum. Opportunity to buy many kinds of plants
- including small native trees from the Baltimore
City Forestry Board. Come early for best
Herb Festival Saturday, May 26 10am-4pm. $5.
Admission Held in Leakin Park 1900 Eagle Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207. Herbs, vegetable
seedlings, garden ornaments and small native trees
from the Baltimore City Forestry Board.
State Fair -August 24-
September 3. Timonium Fairgrounds,
2200 York Road,
Lutherville Timonium, MD