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Tale of our Treasured Trees

When people think of trees, they typically think of fresh air, shade and birds, but subjects such as environmental justice, community health, crime and property value probably are not at the top of the list, if they’re even on it at all! Urban trees are a critical component of our communities, but tend to go unnoticed as we rush through life … unless we accidentally run into them while looking at our phones.

3 Years and Planting In Madisonville

Communities are at the core of Taking Root. The loss of trees due to invasive plants, insect pests and unenlightened development have left some Tri-state communities feeling bare. Trees can reduce energy bills, reduce ground water runoff, increase property value, and...

Say No to Volcano Mulching!

Say No to Volcano Mulching!

Volcano mulching kills trees! Learn how to properly mulch your tree here. Register your tree plantings to count toward our 2 million goal. It's quick and easy. Would you like to help Taking Root's mission? Learn more about volunteer opportunities....

Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day, a national day of volunteerism, is October 22nd! Participate with us this year by planting a tree. In 2015, Taking Root held its first annual tree planting event on Make a Difference Day, planting 1,096 trees with over 400 volunteers in 21...

Duke Energy Tree Fund Grant Recipients

Duke Energy Tree Fund Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our Fall 2016 Duke Energy Tree Fund Grant Recipients! We are excited to be a part of the great work happening in communities throughout the region. Thank you to the Duke Energy Foundation for supporting Taking Root’s vision to create a vibrant tree...

City of Montgomery Celebrates Trees

City of Montgomery Celebrates Trees

Each month in the Montgomery Bulletin you will see, “Where in Montgomery is Terry?” And what type of tree is he near? Terry Willenbrink is Montgomery's City Arborist/Public Works Supervisor. He has worked for the Public Works Department for the City of Montgomery...

TR Wins National Award

TR Wins National Award

On October 24th 2015 Taking Root held its first annual Make a Difference Day Event. Together with over 400 volunteers making up 32 teams we planted 1,096 trees in 21 communities throughout the region. Our project was one of 10 projects chosen nationwide to receive a...

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RegisTree — log your efforts

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Donate to save our tree canopy

Donations can go toward the Tree Fund or Taking Root's operational costs.

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