Street Tree Planting Project Part of NeighborWoods Month Celebrations

Cultivate Diversity: Mix It Up for Healthy NeighborWoods
The City of Troy, NY and Capital District Community Gardens (CDCG) have worked cooperatively since 1989 to plant trees throughout Troy’s urban neighborhoods. This October, we will plant 40 trees in Troy with our focus on improving low income areas. Students from Troy High School and area colleges, local residents and community leaders will provide volunteer planting labor and supervision. Elected officials, the media and the general public will be invited to participate.

Date: October 29, 2008
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: City of Troy.
Purpose: To celebrate the benefits of trees in the places people live. During National NeighborWoods Month, we want to share the message that planting and caring for trees adds value to our communities. Trees are not just a local concern but a national one as well. Your participation in National NeighborWoods Month not only enhances your community’s health, but also furthers our collective efforts to ensure that everyone gets to live in neighborhoods with trees.
Note: National NeighborWoods Month is part of the National NeighborWoods program, an initiative to re-green North American cities from coast to coast. The National NeighborWoods initiative is a program of the national Alliance for Community Trees in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation.
For Immediate Release Contact:
Sharon DiLorenzo
September 29, 2008
Capital District Community Gardens
Related Resources:
Local NeighborWoods Month Event Media Advisory
National NeighborWoods Month Media Advisory