2010 – TreeVitalize Pittsburgh planted 22 new street trees on Penn Ave. in front of Penn Plaza paid for by Federal Stimulus funds totaling approx. $19,646.00
2011 – TreeVitalize Pittsburgh planted 12 new trees in Enright Park with 24 volunteers from community. NOTE: Developer's plans will demolish at least four of these trees.
2013 – The Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission hired a national independent urban forestry consulting firm to conduct an inventory of Enright Park based on the City Planning Departments Open Space Plan to invest in Enright Park.
2103- Tree Pittsburgh, using data and recommendations from PSTC’s inventory, hired a professional contractor to prune 18 mature trees in the park at a cost of $12,625.00.
2011 to Present – Tree Pittsburgh staff and community volunteers have weeded, watered, mulched and pruned the young trees in Enright Park and along Penn Ave. numerous times.
Using the US Forest Service’s i-tree ECO computer model, the following analysis was completed:
43 trees inventoried in the park
18 mature oak trees over 20”DBH that provide maximal environmental benefits. NOTE: Developer's plans will 13 demolish at least of these 18 trees. One of the remaining 5 is in poor condition.
34,695 gallons/annually of avoided stormwater runoff due to tree canopy
67,962.5 lbs. of carbon storage
$107,617.00 – structural value of trees in Enright Park