Newark Giveaway: A Tree For Every Yard

by ELopez on February 23, 2015

We are no longer receiving applications: all the trees for this giveaway have been claimed!

The NJ Tree Foundation is excited to give away yard trees to Newark residents this spring! If you would like to receive a free yard tree, please fill out this application. Supply is limited: trees will be first-come, first-served!  You will receive a reminder email to pick up your tree from a NJ Tree Foundation staff member.

**Trees must be picked up on Saturday May 2, 12PM – 3PM at Weequahic Park.**

All trees are 3-4′ tall in containers, and will easily fit into any size vehicle. We are giving away black gums and redbuds, and will do our best to fill your request, but please be prepared to accept either tree. Please consider the size of the tree at maturity when selecting your the species: we are dedicated to planting the right tree in the right place

If you have any questions, please contact Elena López: 
 elopez@njtreefoundation.org
 (609) 439 -1755.

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Camden SMART Forum: FREE Registration

by jfranzini on February 16, 2015

Join the NJ Tree Foundation and the Camden SMART Team for the third annual Camden SMART Forum on Friday, March 20th from 9am-2:30pm!  Registration is free, food is provided, and the day will be action-packed with exhibitors, engaging panels, an amazing keynote speech, and Mayor Dana Redd’s Sustainability Address!

Camden SMART Forum InviteWho should attend the forum? Environmental leaders, community groups, non-profit organizations, green businesses, government officials, concerned citizens, and anyone else interested in solving flooding and stormwater management issues in their towns with green and grey infrastructure techniques.

Registration is free and can be done at www.camdensmart.com.

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FREE Trees Newark: Application due January 31st

by ELopez

Calling all Newark residents! The NJ Tree Foundation is still looking for applications for tree plantings in Newark neighborhoods this spring. We would love to plant trees with you and your community, so please fill out this application and submit it to Elena, our Newark Program Director, by January 31, 2015. Please submit your application via email, fax, or […]

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FREE Camden Street Trees: Apps Due Jan. 31

by jfranzini

The NJ Tree Foundation is working on two amazing tree planting projects in Camden, NJ! Both projects offer opportunities for Camden residents to adopt FREE street trees in front of their homes. Trees for Trails is an exciting project that will plant 75 trees and 300 perennials along the Camden Greenway! The Camden Greenway is part of the Greater […]

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FREE Fruit Trees for Camden Gardeners

by jfranzini

Photo: Mia Roberts harvests pears at Cooper Sprouts Garden in 2014! Attention, Camden* gardeners: Whether you grow food in a community garden or in your backyard, you could be eligible for a FREE fruit tree (or trees) in the spring of 2015! Trees are free of charge to Camden residents in exchange for your commitment […]

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Fostering Community Change

by BKwart

We are so thankful to everyone who has made an end-of-year donation to the NJ Tree Foundation. Your generosity, along with the Jersey Giveback Guide (a project of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation), has helped us raise much-needed funding to positively impact lives, communities, and the environment through tree planting. Royden Street in Camden is a perfect example of this. The NJ Tree […]

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Exciting News and Tree Transformations

by BKwart

You may have heard that we are part of the Jersey Giveback Guide, a project of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation to help great New Jersey nonprofits fundraise during the holiday season. The Dodge Foundation challenged us to get 50 people to donate to the NJ Tree Foundation. With extreme gratitude, we are excited to announce that we met our […]

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Green Streets Program Plants 472 Trees!

by njtrees

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 City, Red Bank, Parkside Garden, […]

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#GivingTuesday

by BKwart

Have 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 […]

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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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