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New York Tree Trust

Mission: "The New York Tree Trust, a program of the City of New York/Parks & Recreation and the City Parks Foundation, was established in 1994 to protect, preserve, and enhance New York City's street, park and forest trees. The goals of the Tree Trust are to foster public-private partnerships in urban forestry, raise public awareness of the importance of urban forestry conservation and stewardship, promote new technologies to enhance tree survival and advance innovative management tools, and revitalize historically and arboreally significant municipal trees."

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Focus Areas:

    • Environment

Site types on which the group works:

    • Park
    • Playing Field / Ballfield
    • Public Right of Way
    • Street Tree

Services the group provides:

    • Educational Curricula
    • Plant Materials / Equipment
    • Technical Assistance

Contact Information:
Address: NYC Parks & Recreation/Olmsted Center/Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Flushing, NY  11368
Contact Person: Jennifer Greenfeld
Phone: 212-360-TREE

Year group was founded: 1996

Property jurisdiction on which the group works:
Public and Private

Organization size:
Paid Staff: 2 to 3
Volunteers: 11+
Members: 0 to 1
Annual Budget: $200,000-$500,000
Primary Funding Source:

Places where the organization works:
Counties: Bronx County, Kings County, New York County, Queens County, Richmond County

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FSID: 15A1625