FREE Right Tree Right Place Workshop! – Registration is closed.

Registration for this seminar is closed. We have reached capacity. Thank you for your interest! There will be more of these seminars in the coming months.

The New Jersey Tree Foundation and Public Service Electric & Gas are offering a FREE seminar on Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place, the Right Way on Friday, March 25th at the Edison PSE&G Training CenterPlease RSVP by Friday, March 18, 2016 to Lisa Simms LSimms@NJTreeFoundation.org

Topics include:

  • Planting the right tree, in the right place, the right way
  • The importance of utility mark-outs prior to planting
  • Emerald Ash Borer – It’s here!
  • Vegetation management policies to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electric service
  • Grant opportunities

 Who should attend? Mayors, Freeholders, DPW Supervisors, Environmental & Shade Tree Commissioners, County Officials and any other interested parties. Space is limited. First come first served.

Date: Friday, March 25, 2016

Time: Registration begins at 8:00am. Program starts promptly at 8:30 am and runs until Noon.

Place: PSEG Edison Training & Development Center, 234 Pierson Ave., Room 254, Edison, NJ 08837

A continental breakfast will be served.

This seminar is worth 3 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.

Please RSVP by Friday, March 18 to LSimms@njtreefoundation.org

If you would like send a representative(s), please include their names and contact information (email address).

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FREE Right Tree – Right Place Seminar

The New Jersey Tree Foundation and Public Service Electric & Gas are offering a FREE seminar on Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place, the Right Way in a post-Superstorm Sandy world on Wednesday, September 9. 2015. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 2nd to Lisa Simms njtf1@juno.com

Topics include:

  • Planting the right tree, in the right place, the right way
  • The importance of utility mark-outs prior to planting
  • Emerald Ash Borer – It’s here!
  • Vegetation management policies to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electric service

Who should attend? Mayors, Freeholders, DPW Supervisors, Environmental & Shade Tree Commissioners, County Officials and any other interested parties. Space is limited. First come first served.

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Time: Registration begins at 8:30 am. Program starts promptly at 9:15 am and runs until 12:30pm.

Place: Moorestown Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 111 West Second Street, Moorestown, NJ

Light refreshments will be served.

This seminar is worth 3 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 2nd by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com

If you would like send a representative(s), please include their names and contact information (email address).

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Right Tree Right Place Seminar

Spring Tree Planting

The Tree Foundation’s Green Streets Crew is available to bid on your tree planting contract! Hurry! Our schedule is filling up quickly.

Services for hire include:
– tree planting and maintenance
– young tree pruning, mulching, and stake removal
– street tree watering
– rain garden & firewise garden installations

– landscaping and landscape maintenance
– garden planting and maintenance
– hands-on educational workshops for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

For more information, check out this page.

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FREE Right Tree – Right Place Seminar in Somerset County!

The New Jersey Tree Foundation and Public Service Electric & Gas are offering a FREE seminar on Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place, the Right Way in a post-Superstorm Sandy world. Topics include:
Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 5th by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com
 
*Planting the right tree, in the right place, the right way
*The importance of utility mark-outs prior to planting
*Emerald Ash Borer – It’s here!
*Vegetation management policies to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electric service
 
 Who should attend? Mayors, Freeholders, DPW Supervisors, Environmental & Shade Tree Commissioners, County Officials and any other interested parties. Space is limited. First come first served.
Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: Registration begins at 9:00am. Program starts promptly at 9:30 am and runs until 11:45 am
Place: Bridgewater Municipal Building, 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ.
 
Light refreshments will be served.
This seminar is worth 2 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.
Please RSVP by Friday, May 1 by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com
If you would like to send a representative(s), please include their names and email address.
 

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NJ Tree Recovery Campaign – NJ Community Forestry Program

NEW JERSEY TREE RECOVERY CAMPAIGN – Coordinated by the NJ Community Forestry Program

Free tree saplings for municipal officials! Superstorm Sandy left  our communities with many dead and damaged trees. Through the NJ Tree Recovery Campaign, you can help your community residents replant those missing trees. Sign your town up for the NJ Tree Recovery Campaign and you will receive up to 2,000 seedlings to distribute to residents for free.

The NJ State Community Forestry Program has free tree saplings for municipalities! Click here for all the information and the application.

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Green Streets Program Plants 472 Trees!

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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FREE Right Tree – Right Place Seminar

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 right way
  • The importance of mark-outs prior to planting
  • Tree pests, Community Forestry Management Plans
  • Vegetation management policies to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electric service
  • The importance of species diversity& proper maintenance
  • Funding & programs
Who should attend? Mayors, DPW Supervisors, Environmental & Shade Tree Commissioners, County Officials and any other interested parties. Space is limited. First come first served.
 
Seminar information
Date:  Friday, November 7th
Time: Registration begins at 9:00am. Program starts promptly at 9:30  am and runs until 11:45 am
Place: Secaucus Public Library, 379 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, NJ.
Light refreshments will be served.
This seminar is worth 2 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.
Please RSVP by Friday, October 24th by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com
If you would like send a representative(s), please include their names and contact information (email address). 
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Asbury Park Free Tree Giveaway – A Tree For Every Yard!

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 giveaway is being held in partnership with the Asbury Park Environment & Shade Tree Commission. Trees must be picked up on Saturday November 8, 2014, between 9:00am – 12:00pm at Sunset Lake Park on Bond Street (Park is located at Sunset Ave. & Bond St.). All trees are 3 feet tall in a pot and will easily fit into any sized vehicle! There are 100 White fringe trees and 100 Black gum trees available through this giveaway. We will do our best to fill your first request, but please be prepared to accept either tree. Thank you for your participation in our effort to reforest Asbury Park!

Available trees are:

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White Fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus) – Easily grown in average, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.  Creamy white flowers in late May to early Jue. Tolerant of air pollution and adapts well to urban settings. Height 20′. Width 20′. 

 

 

 

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Black gum (Nyssa sylvatica) – One of the most attractive native trees around. Summer leaves are a dark green and fall foliage has many shades of yellow, orange, bright red, purple or scarlet. Grows 30′-50′ high, with a 20′-30′ spread. Prefers well-drained, acid soils, and full sun to partial shade.

 

 

 

 

Free Seminars for County & Local Officials

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 right way
  • The importance of mark-outs prior to planting
  • Tree pests, Community Forestry Management Plans
  • Vegetation management policies to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electric service
  • The importance of species diversity& proper maintenance
  • Funding & programs
Who should attend? Mayors, DPW Supervisors, Environmental & Shade Tree Commissioners, County Officials and any other interested parties. Space is limited. First come first served.
 
Seminar #1 information:
Date:  Friday, September 26th
Time: Registration begins at 8:30 am. Program starts promptly at 9AM am and runs until 11:00am
Place: Passaic County Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Road, Wayne, NJ.
Light refreshments will be served.
This seminar is worth 2 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.
Please RSVP by Friday, September 19th by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com
If you would like send a representative(s), please include their names and contact information (email address). 
 
Seminar#2 information
Date:  Friday, November 7th
Time: Registration begins at 9:00am. Program starts promptly at 9:30 AM am and runs until 11:30am
Place: Secaucus Public Library, 379 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, NJ.
Light refreshments will be served.
This seminar is worth 2 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.
Please RSVP by Friday, October 24th by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com
If you would like send a representative(s), please include their names and contact information (email address). 
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