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Posted on: September 7, 2018

“Fall for a Tree” Tree Planting Program Underway

Fall for a tree - Street Fair

Trees fight climate change, benefit wildlife, help save energy and provide much-needed cooling through shade and evaporation. They absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen- in fact, one large tree can supply a day’s supply of oxygen for four people. Plus they beautify our neighborhoods and are a valuable part of stormwater control.

This season, it’s time to “Fall for a tree” and plant a street tree in your neighborhood! The City’s urban forestry initiative- part of New Rochelle’s GreeNR sustainability plan- aims to increase the number of trees in New Rochelle through preservation, maintenance and an expanded tree planting program. There is no cost to property owners and a variety of trees are available for selection including linden, oak, and gingko. A video on the City’s website shows each species along with signup information.

“Every homeowner in New Rochelle can contribute to the beauty and environmental health of our community by planting a tree,” said Mayor Noam Bramson. “The City’s program makes it easy, fun . . . and free!”

And for those residents who want to make a big difference by starting small, the City will be giving away Colorado Blue Spruce seedling trees at the New Rochelle Street Fair on Sunday, September 9.

For more information visit www.newrochelleny.com/plantatree



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