Fall 2017 Mini Grant Winners

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

Fall is almost here, which means that our Fall Grants have been dispersed. We have 6 wonderful schools/communities/organizations who will receive Mini-Grants. Below are the winners and a short description of their projects: Saint Ursula Villa is a private school operating in Mount Lookout. They plan on planting 40 trees on 3 acres of land. They have already removed bush honeysuckle and wild grape vine on this area with help of parent volunteers. They would like to reforest...

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3 Years and Planting In Madisonville

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Taking Root Partners, Uncategorized

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 make a community healthier along with various other benefits. To infuse the idea of planting trees into more communities, Taking Root held its first Great Tree Summit in 2014 with great success and hopes to...

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Duke Energy Tree Fund Grant Recipients

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

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 canopy in the Greater Cincinnati Tri-State region, now and for future generations! This year’s grant recipients are: Kenton County School District The project aims to add real world experience into their...

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