Balto.City Forestry Division
Project Learning Tree
Master Gardener Website
General Forestry Course
University of Maryland
Maryland Natural Resources
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
- Arbor Day-
April 29. The city of
Baltimore and the Forestry Board will hold a
celebration at Clifton Park.
May 6 & 7, A popular annual event at Cylburn
Arboretum. Opportunity to buy many kinds of plants
- including small native trees.
- The Baltimore
City Forestry Board and Tree Baltimore will be handing out free (small) trees. Donations accepted. A silent auction will also be held Come early for best
Herb Festival Saturday, May 28 10am-4pm. $5.
Admission Held in Leakin Park 1900 Eagle Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207. Herbs, vegetable
seedlings, garden ornaments will be available. Small native trees
from the Baltimore City Forestry Board and Tree Baltimore will handed out. Donations are accepted. This will be the finale to the silent auction.
- * All donations will be used to pay the tuition for two high school student to attend the Natural
Resources Careers Camp.