Green Streets Program Plants 472 Trees!

by njtrees on December 9, 2014

Our Green Streets Tree Planting Crew was busy this fall! James, Jamario, Shawn and Michael planted 472 street trees and created four rain gardens with Rutgers Water Resources Program staff. They also helped plant 70,000 dune grasses in Lavallette and constructed 2 Firewise gardens!

See our tree plantings in pictures: Neptune, Asbury Park, Jersey CityRed Bank, Parkside Garden, Lavallette, Highland Park, Glen Ridge, Rain Gardens, Metuchen, Firewise Gardens, Asbury Park Tree Giveaway,  HoHoKus, Haworth, Springfield, Liberty State Park.

Did you know you can hire our Green Streets Crew to plant trees, create rain gardens, remove stakes and guys from trees, water your street trees? Go here to find out more.

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#GivingTuesday

by BKwart on December 2, 2014

camden waterfront sitting on treeHave you supported a nonprofit organization for #GivingTuesday? We have an exciting announcement that is one more reason to support us! The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Victoria Foundation have challenged us to get 50 people to donate to the NJ Tree Foundation using the Jersey Give Back Guide. If we succeed they will match our donations with $1,000! Will you please help us reach our goal of 50 donors by donating today?

 

The Jersey Give Back Guide is making it easy for you to donate to great New Jersey nonprofits this holiday season – including us! The Jersey Give Back Guide is a project of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, Community Foundation of New Jersey, and the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.

Please consider making a donation to support the NJ Tree Foundation through the Jersey Give Back Guide. We have until December 31st to get 50 donations of any amount to win our match grant of $1,000. Will you be one of them?

Thank you for your generosity!

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Featured Fall Forestry: Greening Cities

by jfranzini

Camden and Newark are now a shade greener, thanks to our fall planting events in both cities! With our local partners and hundreds of outstanding volunteers, we muscled big 10-15′ trees into the ground every week from late September to mid November. Check out what we accomplished this fall: Camden Urban Airshed Reforestation Program 230 new trees 357 volunteers 9 […]

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Trees for Trails: The Circuit, Camden

by jfranzini

Have you heard of The Circuit, an extraordinary trail network connecting Pennsylvania and New Jersey? When complete, it will provide pedestrian and bicycle access from the Appalachian Trail to the Atlantic Ocean! If you live in Camden, chances are that parts of The Circuit touch your community. From North Camden’s Erie Street to Cramer Hill’s Harrison Avenue to the soon-to-be-opened Gateway Park along Admiral Wilson […]

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Apply for FREE trees in Newark

by ELopez

Is your Newark block in need of trees? Residents, schools, churches, and non-profits can apply for FREE trees that will be planted in the spring of 2015. We are now accepting applicants until our first-round deadline on November 30, 2014. For more information about the Newark Renaissance Trees Program (NRTP), go to our webpage, or download the application here. […]

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TD Tree Days Take Root

by BKwart

In October 2014, TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, the Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees), and the NJ Tree Foundation partnered to plant 238 trees throughout three New Jersey communities, made possible by ACTrees TD Tree Days grants. As a component of TD Forests, the bank’s environmental initiative to expand urban forestry throughout the footprint and enhance community and economic […]

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FREE Right Tree – Right Place Seminar

by njtrees

The Right Tree, Planted in the Right Place, the Right Way – Living With Trees Post-Superstorm Sandy The New Jersey Tree Foundation and Public Service Electric & Gas are offering FREE seminars on Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place in a post-Superstorm Sandy world. Topics include: Planting the right tree, in the right place, the […]

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Burlington County Tree Planting

by jfranzini

Moorestown Rec. Field Bridgeboro and Westfield Roads Friday, September 19th 9am-12pm Tools and refreshments provided. Volunteers welcome! For more information, please click on the flier to the right or contact Jessica Franzini at jfranzini.njtf@gmail.com or (856) 287-4488. This project is made possible with support from IKEA. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook […]

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Asbury Park Free Tree Giveaway – A Tree For Every Yard!

by njtrees

The NJ Tree Foundation, in partnership with American Forests, is giving away 200 trees to residents of Asbury Park. A Tree For Every Yard will help increase the City’s tree canopy, beautify homes, and help create cool, shady yards. If you would like a free tree for your yard, please fill out this survey. This […]

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Announcing New Supporters

by BKwart

The NJ Tree Foundation is very excited to announce several new supporters for our 2014-2015 fiscal year. We have recently received grants from the following agencies: The Environmental Endowment of New Jersey is supporting our Newark Renaissance Trees Program to improve the Passaic watershed through street tree plantings and resident education. The MKM Foundation has […]

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