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TreePhilly is in the News!

Check out the articles below to see how tree talk is making waves across the City, and give your local news source the scoop on what’s going on in your neighborhood!

Esperanza Greens Community With Tree Giveaways October 10, 2014. Esperanza.us.

TreePhilly Announces Winners of Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grants August 19, 2014. Generocity.org.

2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards August 18, 2014. Phillymag.com

2014 Phildalephia Geek Awards August 18, 2014. Philly.com.

2014 #PhillyGeekAwards winners August 17, 2014. Newsworks.

Help TreePhilly Branch Out July 25, 2014. GridPhilly.com.

Tree plantings intended to make an ‘example’ out of Chelten Avenue in Germantown April 28, 2014. Newsworks.

Get a Free Tree From TreePhilly Today April 25, 2014. PhillyMag.com

Get a free yard tree from TreePhilly March 19, 2014. West Philly Local.

TreePhilly offers residents some “Arborly Love” Marla Cimini, March 17, 2014. Drive the District.

Philadelphia Parks and Rec Gives Away More Than 2,000 Free Trees Cherrie Gregg, March 16, 2014. CBS Philly.

TreePhilly spreading “arborly love” this spring Ashley Hahn, February 27th, 2014.  PlanPhilly Eyes on the Street.

Phila. ad campaign promotes tree giveaway Julie Xie, February 24th, 2014. Philly.com.

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS:  It’s Free Tree Time February 21st, 2014. Philebrity.com.

TreePhilly Campaign Kickoff at Love Park Chris Urie, February 19th, 2014.  Geekadelphia.

TreePhilly Celebrates Annual Tree Giveaway with Creative Ad Campaign Alex Vuocolo, February 13th, 2014. Generocity.org.


2013

TreePhilly Program Works to Keep Philadelphia Green October 23, 2013. CBS Local.

Marconi Plaza hosts TreePhilly Celebration Joseph Myers, September 26, 2013. South Philly Review.

TreePhilly Fall Giveaway: Where YOU Can Get a Free Tree – WCI Julie, September 25, 2013. Green Philly Blog.

100,000 trees and counting: Get yours now Ruthann Alexander, September 25, 2013. Passyunk Post.

Philadelphia Parks & Rec Program Offers City Residents, Community Organizations Free Trees September 24, 2013. CBS Philly.

And Now, Today’s GOOD NEWS: TreePhilly is Back! September 19, 2013. Philebrity.

After planting 100,000 trees in Philly, trying to do 200,000 more Aaron Moselle, September 18, 2013. Newsworks.

Register Now for the TreePhilly Fall Giveaway Alex Vuocolo, September 18, 2013. Generocity.

Get a free tree through city’s ‘TreePhilly’ yard tree program September 18th, 2013. West Philly Local.

DN Editorial: Tree’s Company September 17, 2013.  Philadelphia Daily News.

Champion Trees and Urban Forests  Mark Hough, September 9, 2013.  Design Observer.

Philadelphia Celebrates Arbor Day By Planting Trees, Bushes Around City Paul Kurtz, April 27, 2013. CBS Philly.

Free Tree For Philadelphia Homeowners Justin Udo, March 30, 2013.  CBS Philly.

Philly’s Tree Giveaway Ends Soon Danielle Johnson, March 28, 2013.  NBC10.com.

City Residents and Businesses Can Score Free Trees Through Sunday Emily Leaman, March 28, 2013. Philadelphia Magazine’s Be Well Philly Blog.

Get a free tree from the city Sean Collins Walsh, March 22, 2013. Philadelphia Daily News.

How to Get a Free Tree: TreePhilly’s Spring Campaign Open for Registration Peak Johnson, March 11, 2013. Generocity.com

TreePhilly Is Back For Its Second Year, Once Again Giving Away Free Trees To Residents Jillian Wilson, March 7, 2013. Uwishunu.com

TreePhilly Offering Free Trees To Philadelphia Residents February 19, 2013. CBS Philly.

TreePhilly is Back Gil, February 18, 2013. Frankford Gazette.

Sign of spring: TreePhilly begins giveaway Sandy Bauers, February 18, 2013. Philadelphia Inquirer.


2012

Philly’s 6 Best Green (& Sustainable) Initiatives of 2012 Julie, December 18, 2012. Green Philly Blog.

The Trees Have Arrived Alex Balloon, November 29, 2012.  Historic Tacony Revitalization Project.

TreePhilly gives away 2000 trees Brian Rudnick, November 5, 2012. Close Up by Brian.

Fall TreePhilly Yard Tree Giveaway registration open!  Hudson, September 29, 2012.  Philadelphia Sunday Sun

TreePhilly Offers City Residents Free Yard Trees Shannon Collins, September 14, 2012.  Generocity

Good news, Philly: More free yard trees Alex Wigglesworth, September 10, 2012.  Metro Philadelphia

Simplest, cheapest route to a greener city Patrick Kerkstra, August 31, 2012.  Philadelphia Inquirer

The Green Goddess: Free Trees from TreePhilly  page 5, Jennifer Jones, August 8, 2012.  Weekly Press

Oak Lane tree-giveaway aims to “get into your spirit” Yasmein James, May1, 2012.  Newsworks

Attention treehuggers – act now Vance Lehmkuhl, March 28, 2012. Philadelphia Daily News

Mayor Nutter Launches TreePhilly! Beth, February 16, 2012. Green Philly Blog

Mayor, DeBerardinis announce TreePhilly JoAnn Greco, February 15, 2012. Plan Philly

TreePhilly Giveaway: 2000 Free Trees Available To Philadelphia Residents Mike Kaiser, February 14, 2012. Generocity.org

Tree Me!  Free Trees from Parks and Rec Ashley Hahn, February 14, 2012.  Plan Philly, Eyes on the Street.

Philly Launches Tree Give-away Program Sandy Bauers, February 14, 2012. Philly.com

City:  Let tree-dom ring Dan Geringer, February 14, 2012. Philadelphia Daily News

TreePhilly Kick-Off! February 4, 2012. Fishtown.org

Greening Frankford with Free Trees Gil, January 23, 2012. Frankford Gazette


2010-2011

Vernon Park rain garden debuts on community clean-up day Kristen Mosbrucker, November 7, 2011. NewsWorks.org

Volunteers Plant Dozens of Trees in West Philadelphia Paul Kurtz, October 25, 2011. KYW Newsradio, CBS Local.com

New trees, and old, troubled ones Juliana Reyes, October 24, 2011.  It’s Our Money, Philly.com

Philly will plant 300,000 new trees by 2015 JoAnn Greco, April 27, 2010. PlanPhilly.com

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