Trees for Hartford Neighborhoods Planting Part of NeighborWoods Month Celebrations

Cultivate Diversity: Mix It Up for Healthy NeighborWoods
At this October tree planting residents from Lorraine Street and surrounding neghbors, the Greater Hartford Green Team, AmeriCorps Green Crew, and the City Forestry Department will collaborate to to plant 25 new trees. Trees for Hartford Neighborhoods has engaged over 500 volunteers in numerous tree planting events over the last 4 years. So 600+ trees have planted in a concentrated effort to replenish Hartford aging urban forest.


Date: October 18, 2008
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Lorraine Street.
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:
Charmaine Craig
September 29, 2008
Knox Parks Foundation
860.951.7694
charmainec@knoxparks.org
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Related Resources:
Local NeighborWoods Month Event Media Advisory
National NeighborWoods Month Media Advisory