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Recent ACTrees News

TD Bank Announces 4th Annual TD Tree Days in Partnership with ACTrees and NYRP

TD employees root for the environment by planting more than 1,000 trees in 21 cities from Maine to Florida.

Cherry Hill, NJ (September 22, 2014) -  TD Bank has announced its fourth annual TD Tree Days tree planting events. Over 1,000 volunteers will plant nearly 1,100 trees in 21 locations from Maine to Florida. The plantings, which are supported by Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) and New York Restoration Project (NYRP), will take place throughout October. (more…)

CSX and ACTrees Commemorate Star-Spangled 200

Baltimore, MD (September 20, 2014) — CSX and Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) today completed the final tree plantings of the 1812 Trees Initiative, a multi-year campaign to plant 1,812 trees in Baltimore. The initiative celebrates the Star-Spangled 200, the bicentennial celebration of America’s national anthem, which was written in Baltimore during the War of 1812.
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ACTrees Interview: Mark Buscaino on Building Relationships and Community Tree Planting

Washington, DC (July 21, 2014) — Mark Buscaino, Executive Director of Washington, DC-based Casey Trees and ACTrees Board member, shares how the nonprofit is carrying out its mission—one tree and one relationship at a time. In the process, they’ve built an impressive suite of effective and innovative local initiatives. Mark offers some real gems of advice for other organizations that are looking to engage their community in tree planting—and more importantly, ongoing tree maintenance. Read our interview:
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ACTrees Interview: TD’s Craig Alexander on the Economics of Urban Trees

Washington, DC (June 16, 2014) — Craig Alexander, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for TD Bank Group, shares the back story on TD’s report, released last week, assessing the economic value of Toronto’s urban forest. The Toronto Star reported: “When a bunch of economists write an ode to City of Toronto trees, you just know the leafy, wooden urbanites are having a moment.” Why are TD economists making the case for a bigger tree canopy? Read our interview:
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