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Businesses and Corporate Sponsors are invited to participate in the following programs to help “re-green” Maryland:
  • American Forests/Global ReLeaf for the Chesapeake Bay
    An education and action program of American Forests, this program is always looking for quality tree-planting projects to fund that support ecosystem restoration. The Program helps individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations improve the local and global environment by planting and caring for trees. Contact 202-737-1944 or visit the website at http://www.americanforests.org/our-programs/global-releaf-projects/

  • Baltimore County - Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management (DEPRM)
    DEPRM is once again pleased to partner with the Maryland Department of Natural Resource's (DNR) in the state's Tree-Mendous Maryland Program, by coordinating the free delivery of trees to citizens and community groups in Baltimore County. This state program was designed to provide citizen groups with an inexpensive way to obtain trees and shrubs for planting on public lands and within community open spaces only. Examples are parks, school grounds, municipal streets, government facilities, and homeowners associations open spaces. http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/environment/forestsandtrees/index.html 

  • Businesses for the Bay
    A voluntary team of businesses, industries, government facilities and other organizations within the Chesapeake Bay watershed, committed to implementing pollution prevention in daily operations and reducing releases of chemical contaminants and other wastes to the Chesapeake Bay. The Program is administered by the EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program office in Annapolis. Email larmstrong@mde.state.md.us Call 410-537-4119 or visit the website at http://www.chesapeakebay.net/watershedgroups

  • Gift of Trees Program
    This innovative program allows you to have trees planted in honor or memory of family and friends or for a special occasion. Trees will be planted in designated groves in the county in which the recipient of the certificate lives. A beautiful Certificate is sent to announce the gift. Special groves of ten or more trees can be arranged. Contact: TREE-MENDOUS MARYLAND 410-260-8531. Or visit the website at www.dnr.state.md.us/Forests/Treemendous.

  • Partnership Planting Program – MD State Highway Administration
    This public/private partnership is aimed at beautification and reforestation of Maryland's highway rights of way by planting trees, shrubs, and flowers. The Maryland State Highway Administration provides plants, mulch, fertilizer, water, and tools. Volunteers provide the labor to install the plants. Some volunteer groups "adopt" an area, returning to complete large projects over time. Email ljonas@sha.state.md.us or call 410-545-8589. http://www.roads.maryland.gov/Index.aspx?PageId=321 
    A national award winning action program that provides opportunities for citizens, schools, community associations, corporations and businesses to work together to "re green" the state. During the past eighteen years over a million Marylanders have participated in TREE MENDOUS Maryland projects and have planted over eight million native trees, seedlings, and shrubs. Volunteer and community groups have purchased over 250,000 large trees through a tree sales program. Companies like Winchester Homes, Northrup Grumond, Whole Foods, Baltimore City Rotary Club, Seventh Generation, and McCormick have donated services and funds, and their volunteers have planted parkland, streamside buffers, and highway rights-of-ways throughout the State. TREE MENDOUS Maryland can help you find the right program to meet your individual needs or can customize a program for your community, school or business. www.dnr.maryland.gov/forests/treemendous

    Contact your local MD DNR Forestry Office

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