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Posts tagged ‘Marylanders Plant Trees’

22
Apr

Stream Restoration Challenge Kicks Off with Spring Plantings

Program accepting proposals through May 30

Kent County Public School students are working to plant more than 4,000 trees at the Sassafras NRMA in Kennedyville.

Kent County Public School students  planting  trees at  Sassafras NRMA in Kennedyville

This spring, more than 2,000 students from across Maryland got an early start on their Earth Day contributions, planting trees to improve water quality through Governor Martin O’Malley’s Stream Restoration Challenge. The program ─ which is still accepting proposals ─ provides grants for students and groups to carry out projects to improve Chesapeake Bay water quality through service learning and environmental education activities. Read more »

3
Apr

Governor O’Malley Encourages Tree Planting for Arbor Day

Tree planting

Plant & Be Counted!

Governor Martin O’Malley kicked off spring planting season by proclaiming today, April 3, Arbor Day in Maryland, and encouraging every Marylander to celebrate by planting and registering a tree this spring.

“Trees protect our water quality, clean our air, provide wildlife habitat and beautify our communities,” said Governor O’Malley, who received the Arbor Day Foundation’s first ever, national Vision Award last year. “In celebration of Arbor Day, we encourage every Marylander to get outside and plant a tree that will help us keep Maryland cleaner and greener for generations to come.” Read more »

24
Jan

TREE-MENDOUS Now Accepting Orders for Spring 2013

A TREE-MENDOUS Planting

Schools, churches, organizations and businesses looking to green their community this spring are encouraged to check out the recently released TREE-MENDOUS 2013 order form, which features high-quality, native trees and shrubs available at discounted prices for plantings on public lands. Read more »

10
Jan

Governor O’Malley Announces State Reaches 2013 Marylanders Plant Trees Goal

Citizens plant and register more than 100,000 trees

Governor O’Malley helping Maryland students plant.

Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that citizens have exceeded the three-year statewide goal of planting and registering 100,000 trees by 2013 through the exciting, interactive Marylanders Plant Trees program. Governor O’Malley encourages everyone to keep the momentum going strong, planting trees this spring to continue to enhance the health and beauty of Maryland. Read more »