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Great Parks Poe-tree and Taking Root

Great Parks Poe-tree and Taking Root

Taking Root partnered with Great Parks, GROUNDWORK Ohio River Valley and Macy’s to plant trees at New Prospect Baptist Church on Sunday, April 2, 2023. The tree planting is part of an event called, “For the Love of Poe-Tree”. Everyone was invited to participate in the...

2023 Great Tree Summit 10th Anniversary

2023 Great Tree Summit 10th Anniversary

Celebrating a decade of Taking Root at the annual Great Tree Summit What a wonderful gathering of individuals, communities, and organizations who work towards a shared vision of planting new trees and preserving existing trees so that we all benefit from a healthy...

Tree for Me November Event

Tree for Me November Event

This November, Taking Root’s Tree for Me Program, with generous support from the Duke Energy Foundation, distributed about 50 trees to residents in the Cincinnati communities of Avondale, Bond Hill, Roselawn and Walnut Hills, and about 40 to residents in Florence,...

Taking Root in the CPS Outdoor Program

Taking Root in the CPS Outdoor Program

Taking Root is proud to be providing trees to enhance and provide canopy for the Green Umbrella | CPS Outdoor Classroom program. Taking Root’s mission is to inspire and empower everyone to conserve and improve our region’s unique and threatened tree canopy. That...

Rees E Price Academy Tree Planting Event

Rees E Price Academy Tree Planting Event

Taking Root was proud to participate in the launch of the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Outside program at Rees E Price Academy on November 3rd, 2022. In partnership with Green Umbrella and with sponsorship from the Duke Energy Foundation, Taking Root provided 13...

Seeds to Trees

Seeds to Trees is a grassroots effort to get more trees planted worldwide, by showing one how to collect tree seeds locally, plant them in buckets, and give the seedlings away, for free, within one's community. Check out their step-by-step instruction at:...

December 16th Tree Canopy Professionals’ Seminar

CEUs for ASA, ASLA, AICP This year’s seminar will be in person, so you can enjoy all of the presentations live with opportunity to engage with all of our presenters personally. The event will begin at 9AM with courtesy coffee a, break for lunch at 11:30AM and continue...

Christ the King Lutheran Church

 This mini grant recipient plans to create high quality native woodland, to provide good fauna habitat, insects and educational opportunities. The mini grant recipients have two acres to reforest, with existing mature trees and invasive species. Christ the King...

East Central High School Emerald Ash Borer Reforestation Project

The mini grant recipient, East Central High School, lost nearly 20 Ash trees due to the devastation created by the Emerald Ash Borer. Taking Root awarded the mini grant recipients $1000 to help purchase native trees to replace the Ash trees. This project will continue...


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