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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Rego Park Green Alliance Gives Info On How To Get Trees For Your Community In NYC

Several months ago, the Green Alliance went through a long process to get trees in their community. Here is some information that will be helpful to anyone trying to do the same.

TreesNY, Sam Bishop
A nonprofit that works in NYC to help people obtain trees. This group was the one who finally provided us with 5 trees 11/2 in diameter and about 8 feet tall. They delivered the trees, dug the holes, provided education to the students and stayed with us through the entire process.
Samuel A. Bishop II
Education Director
Trees New York
51 Chambers Street Suite 1412
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 227-1887
Fax: (212) 732-5325
Citizens Committee provides grant money ranging from 500 to 3000 that can be used to get trees.
Arif Ullah
Director of Neighborhood Resources
Citizens Committee for New York City
305 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001-6008
212.822.9580 (direct)
212.989.0909 (switchboard)
Parks Coordinator For your area. If you live in Rego Park here is the info
Hassan L. King
Northern Queens Outreach Coordinator
Partnerships for Parks
The Overlook, Queens Borough Office
80-30 Park Lane
Kew Gardens, N.Y. 11415
Office: 718-520-5948
fax: 718-520-5926
You can calll this number to get some information and the agency you can write to request a tree in your neighborhood.

1 comment:

What We Do said...

This helped me a great deal. Thanks.