Tree Pittsburgh

ORGANIZATION: Tree Pittsburgh   

CONTACT NAME/TITLE:             Caitlin Lenahan

ADDRESS:     5427 Penn Ave

CITY:  Pittsburgh                                                  STATE:     PA                                    ZIP:     15206

PHONE: 412-362-6360                                        EMAIL:              Caitlin@treepittsburgh.org

WEBSITE: http://www.treepittsburgh.org 

 

Mission of the Organization: Protecting and growing the urban forest through education, advocacy, tree planting and maintenance.

 

Social Justice Issue Area that your organization works in:

___Peace and Human Rights                          ___ LGBT rights

                  ___Woman, Youth, and Families      ___Racial Justice      __x_Environmental Justice

___ Economic Justice                     ___ Disability Rights                ___Other

 

 

Two projects that we have in mind are listed below (50 words max):

1.  Tree Nursery planting: potting up young trees and preparing the Tree Pittsburgh tree nursery for the coming growing season.

2.  Neighborhood Tree Care:  weeding, mulching, and pruning newly planted street trees on city streets in a specific neighborhood to increase their health and encourage growth.

The maximum number of students that can work on these projects are __15_____.