Restoring our Waterways: 175 Native Trees and Shrubs Planted!

Thanks to the 10 Million Trees for PA project, Colonial Canopy Trees received 175 trees and shrubs to plant along streams in Plymouth and Whitemarsh townships. These water-loving native plants were planted in riparian zones to help stabilize streambanks, filter and reduce sediment from stormwater runoff, and improve stream water quality.¬†They also add great wildlifeContinue reading “Restoring our Waterways: 175 Native Trees and Shrubs Planted!”

Colonial Canopy Trees 2021 Year-End Summary

Another planting season is in the books, and 2021 was a big year for us! Thanks to our volunteers, donors, and collaborators at various townships and school districts, we continued our mission of planting trees, restoring green spaces, and advocating for environmental change!  Milestones We are excited to share with you a few milestones thatContinue reading “Colonial Canopy Trees 2021 Year-End Summary”

Colonial Canopy Trees Plants 24 New Trees

To celebrate the end of Earth Week in proper fashion, Colonial Canopy Trees (CCT) planted 24 new trees throughout Whitemarsh and Plymouth Townships this past weekend. Check out the photo gallery here! We recently became an official Tree Tenders group through the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. This program requires at least three individuals from a groupContinue reading “Colonial Canopy Trees Plants 24 New Trees”

2020 Planting Season Totals & Summary

A Closer Look at Trees Planted After our official launch in summer of 2020, we quickly got to planting and restoring trees in the Plymouth, Conshohocken and Whitemarsh areas! In total, we planted 49 new trees: Planting native trees offers many benefits to birds, insects and other wildlife. We planted a good variety of nativeContinue reading “2020 Planting Season Totals & Summary”