Talking Trees with Davey Tree

How Hockey is Helping Plant Trees for Arbor Day

April 27, 2023 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 3 Episode 17
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
How Hockey is Helping Plant Trees for Arbor Day
Show Notes

Sandee Reid, Davey’s vice president of corporate communications and strategic planning, and Danielle Crumrine, executive director of Tree Pittsburgh, talk about Davey’s partnership with Tree Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Penguins, Arbor Day and the importance of consulting with a certified arborist.  

In this episode we cover:  

  • How Davey and Tree Pittsburgh became partners (1:00)  
  • What is Davey’s Score for the Trees partnership with the Penguins? (3:04)  
  • How they decide where the trees will be planted (4:40)  
  • What is a pawpaw tree and why is it important to plant in Pittsburgh? (6:19) 
  • The benefits of building a tree canopy in Pittsburgh (7:40)  
  • Is there a goal for the tree canopy? (8:46)  
  • Other trees that can be planted by homeowners (10:03)  
  • The importance of Arbor Day (11:56)  
  • The importance of having a certified arborist look at your trees (13:03)  
  • Why Davey wanted to partner with sports teams (14:52) 
  • What is Tree Pittsburgh and what does it do? (15:54)  
  • What Sandee and Danielle hope the partnership will accomplish for the city of Pittsburgh (17:58)  

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.  

To learn more about the Score for the Trees partnership, click here

To learn more about Tree Pittsburgh, visit its website,

To learn more about why you should hire a certified arborist, read our blog, Benefits of Hiring a Professional Certified Arborist.  

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