Preserving & Protecting the tree canopy of Bay Village, OH

The Bay Village Tree Conservancy is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating and engaging citizens, businesses, and the community in the importance of tree preservation and stewardship.
Our organization actively encourages the care and maintenance of existing trees, identifies opportunities for revitalization and help to promote plantings of new trees.

Help our cause by volunteering or donating to the Bay Village Tree Conservancy efforts.

Bay Village deforestation problems

Why we organized

Mission statement

The mission of The Bay Village Tree Conservancy, Inc. is to educate citizens, businesses and community members on the value and benefit of tree preservation and the importance of stewardship; encourage care and maintenance of existing trees and habitat; locate significant trees for revitalization and identify sites for new tree plantings; advocate for funding and policies to help integrate tree protection into community planning; encourage and support public-private partnerships to protect and augment community trees, forest and related habitats.

This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

Why support us

trees increase your homes value.
trees increase community value.
help advocate for tree maintenance and preservation.
Protect tree habitats for 🦌🐛🐦.
Increase awarness on the beauty & importance of trees.
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Our commitment

The Bay Village Tree Conservancy is committed to:
Canopy Stewards: Educating the community about common tree diseases and pests, best trees to plant, and measures to protect the health of your community trees.
Assist with new tree plantings: A major goal & commitment is to help the community with planting new trees - both through donations & helping to plant. Want to donate? See below!
Help educate on best practices: Advocating for responsible treatment options & practices, such as on natural repellents, tree replanting info, and on guides to caring for new trees.
resources for tree preservation

Resources & Supporters

Here, you'll find the knowledge, tools, and connections you need to become a champion for our leafy giants.

From understanding the threats they face to discovering ways to protect and nurture them, this resource center is your gateway to a greener Bay Village, OH future.

Arbor Day Foundation

A national organization leading efforts to plant trees and educate the public about their importance.

Holden Arboretum

Home to a vast collection of trees and plants, offering educational programs, conservation initiatives, and public gardens.

Cleveland Metroparks

Explore the extensive park system surrounding Cleveland, home to diverse forests, hiking trails, and educational programs. Immerse yourself in nature and appreciate the vital role of trees in our local ecosystem.

Bartlett Tree Experts

Bartlett Tree Experts was founded in 1907 by Francis A. Bartlett and is the world's leading scientific tree and shrub care company. From its over 100 offices worldwide, Bartlett helps both residential and commercial customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees. In addition, as a government contractor, we offer competitive bids and provide quality tree service with timely implementation.

🌳 Events 🌳

Upcoming Events

Browse our upcoming events / highlighted times of the year we will be hosting some sort of event, happy hour, education talk, and more. We are always open to ideas so please reach out!

If you are interested in attending an upcoming event or would like to learn more, contact us at staff@bvtree.org.

About our non-profit

We want to keep Bay Village full of trees!

Our goal is to protect & preserve our trees & educate the community on the benefits of trees. Many of us are longtime Bay Village residents and love our canopy, the Metroparks, and the beauty Bay has to offer. We plan to help keep it that way and even restore more growth for future generations to come.

Our Team Members
- John House
- John Hastings
- Tim Doyle
- Greg Hastings
- Joanne Kilbane
- Kevin Kilbane
- David Speaker
- Sean Fenton, arborist

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Tree Plantings | Donations | Education | Preservation

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Your donation means the world to us and will help us fund our mission. See what your funds helps plant!

Donate to us
Make sure to check your email for your tax deductible receipt.
New trees and plantings 🌱🌳
Printing and distribution of educational materials 📰
Future community tree preservation efforts 🪴⚖️
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Volunteer with us
Come and volunteer and be apart of the team! You can help with
Education session and events
Waterway cleanups, tree planting, and events 🌳
Printing and distribution of educational materials 📰
Volunteer at staff@bvtrees.org