The NJ Tree Foundation, in partnership with the Vineland Environmental Commission and Calpine, will plant 50 shade trees in Landis Park on Earth Day, 4/22/2014. This tree planting will help replace the many trees lost from storms over the past few years.

Here’s the Scoop:

Date: 4/22/2014
Time: 9AM until about Noon
Place: Landis Park, NE Blvd and North 6th Street, Vineland, NJ
Event: Earth Day Tree Planting
RSVP to Lisa at  njtf1@juno.com

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National NeighborWoods Month Photo Contest

by BKwart on March 11, 2014

The New Jersey Tree Foundation has received an honorable mention in the Alliance For Community Tree’s 2013 National NeighborWoods® Month photo contest. This contest places a spotlight on some of the 250 nonprofits and 26,000 volunteers who planted 50,000 trees during National NeighborWoods® Month. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to our volunteers, our perfect photo models!

Here are some of the photos we submitted to the contest – all happy trees and tree lovers enjoying National NeighborWoods® Month!

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Congratulations, Newark Certified TreeKeepers

by ELopez

This winter, the NJ Tree Foundation conducted a special winter TreeKeepers workshop series in Newark thanks to a partnership with Newark’s Office of Sustainability. In this series of workshops, residents learned the proper tree-care and maintenance techniques needed to become effective tree stewards in their communities. 106 Newark residents participated at these workshops where we provided [...]

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Lori Braunstein Joins Board of Trustees

by jfranzini

The NJ Tree Foundation is proud to announce that Lori Braunstein has joined our Board of Trustees! Lori is the founder and President of Sustainable Cherry Hill and the Director of Green Schools at the Delaware Valley Green Building Council. She is a 2010 Environmental Leadership Program Fellow, holds an advanced certificate from the Cloud [...]

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Our latest Annual Report

by njtrees

Read about our programs and projects! 2012-2013 annual report Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Newark February TreeKeepers Workshops

by ELopez

Join the NJ Tree Foundation in February for our Newark TreeKeepers Workshops! A series of four sessions, these classroom and hands-on trainings will teach you how to maintain and enhance the health of your community’s trees. All workshops will be held at Greater Newark Conservancy: 32 Prince St, Newark, NJ. Thursday February 6       [...]

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Trees Restore Beauty

by BKwart

2013 was a busy year for us at the NJ Tree Foundation. In addition to planting trees in Camden and Newark we started a special project to reforest New Jersey communities that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Through this project, more than 2,000 trees were planted. Hurricane Sandy sent six feet of salt water into [...]

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Trees Inspire Hope

by BKwart

Juanita Butler is an 87-year-old lifetime Camden resident who organized a tree planting on her block in 2011. She and her neighbors gathered with volunteers and the Mayor of Camden, Dana L. Redd, to plant 22 trees on her street. Today, the trees are doing wonderfully. Juanita describes how her tree planting transformed her street and catalyzed significant [...]

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Volunteers Make Our Season Bright

by jfranzini

Each planting season, we hold a special place in our hearts for the volunteers that dedicate many Saturdays to our urban tree planting programs! In Camden and Newark, we rely heavily on these outstanding volunteers to dig holes, plant trees, lay mulch, and assist new volunteers at our planting events. This season, we would like [...]

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Camden Fall Season Review: 2013

by jfranzini

This fall, our Camden Urban Airshed Reforestation Program (UARP) planted 231 trees with help from 442 volunteers, bringing our numbers since inception to 5,040 trees planted in eleven years! Trees in urban areas improve air and water quality, mitigate pollution, assist with stormwater management, provide shade, and beautify inner-city neighborhoods. This season, we are recognizing [...]

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