TreeLab Projects

Here is a sampling of the greening projects we have led or participated in to fulfill our goals of growing the urban tree canopy, educating, and creating a greener, healthier urban environment.

All Projects Summary

2018-2020

Total Trees Planted
Other Plants Planted
Total Staff

Planting Project Highlights

2020

Tree Plantings at Richmond Schools

James River Association brought us in to provide and help plant 60 trees to provide outdoor educational experiences for 6th graders at 10 local middle schools.

By the numbers:

60 trees.

15 volunteers.

2019

Pine Camp Cultural Arts Center

Partnership with the City of Richmond, Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities

Multiple planting projects at Pine Camp to reforest portions of the property, change the landscape to mostly native plants, and create more outdoor classroom spaces for children who attend the center.

By the numbers:

195 trees. 950 perennials. 20 shrubs.

150 volunteers.

Ongoing: ProtoPath at the Science Museum of Virginia

Partnership with the Science Museum of Virginia, SpyRock, VCU Office of Sustainability

Completed the first phase of the ProtoPath from the Science Museum to Scott’s Addition. Beautified the new pedestrian/bike path with native trees, shrubs, and perennials to improve green infrastructure in a heat island. 

By the numbers:

48 trees.

40 volunteers.

2019

Moore Street Playground 

Partnership with Dominion Energy

Beautified a pocket park/playground by adding trees for shade, shrubs, and perennials for flowers. 

By the numbers:

2 trees. 30 perennials. 7 shrubs.

15 volunteers.

Video Series Highlights

Learn about how to identify trees and plants, as well as unique green spaces in Richmond!

Thank you to our partners and supporters

Altria

BridgePark Foundation

Capital One

City of Richmond Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities

Dominion Energy

Ellwood Thompsons

Facebook

Fan Woman’s Club

Frank Community Farm

HandsOn Greater Richmond

 

James River Association

Pomona

RES

Richmond Public Schools

Richmond Tree Stewards

Science Museum of Virginia

Steward School

VA State Department of Forestry

VCU Office of Sustainability

Westwood Playground