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Tree Giveaway Volunteer Training

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:30 pm 6:30 pm

Photo by Zoe Gensheimer. Note: Images of folks without masks were taken pre-pandemic.

Let’s give away some trees together! This spring, help us increase Baltimore’s tree canopy as a free tree giveaway volunteer.

Join us for this virtual training on Wednesday, May 5th from 5:30-6:30.

Each year, Blue Water Baltimore, TreeBaltimore, and our partners give away more than 1,000 trees to residents of Baltimore City and County for free. We want to see our canopy grow and we need your help!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this program now includes pre-registration and curbside, contact-less pickup. In this training, you’ll learn how our new program will work and which volunteer roles are needed. We’ll also review basic characteristics of the available tree species. Trained volunteers will have the opportunity to sign up to help our staff give away trees to residents at our two spring events including Ridgely Manor Park on Saturday, May 15th and Stillmeadow Community Fellowship on Saturday, May 22nd.

Many thanks to our wonderful partners for making this work possible! Sign up for the virtual training here:

Register Here

NOTE: This is not the link to use to sign up to receive a free tree.  

Sign up to volunteer an upcoming event!

Volunteer roles include loading trees into vehicles, inputting resident data, traffic control, resident engagement etc. (Feel free to join us for one or more shifts):

Ridgely Manor Park – Saturday, May 15th:

Shift 1: 8:30am-12pm THIS SHIFT IS FULL

Shift 2: 11:30am-3pm  

Stillmeadow Community Fellowship – Saturday, May 22nd:

Shift 1: 12:30-3:30pm  

Shift 2: 3-6pm  



Wednesday, May 5, 2021
5:30 pm • 6:30 pm
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Zoe Gensheimer