Thursday, October 29, 2009

NJ Tree Foundation, partners come together to enhance canopy on Rutgers campus; Newark, NJ

LEAVING A LEGACY AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY Newark Live - Rutgers Newark - - Rutgers Newark - Newark Live -
The NJ Tree Foundation has partnered with Rutgers University, the City of Newark, the Newark Downtown District, and Simply Act to restore the tree canopy and enhance the beauty around the Rutgers University in Newark. Through the support of more than sixty volunteers, community groups, and partnering organizations, forty-three new flowering and shade trees and more than forty shrubs and flowers will be planted in and around the campus on Saturday, October 31st.
“By planting these trees, everyone is working together to bring about positive economic, social, and environmental change to the City of Newark, for all to benefit,” said Shannon Buckley, of the NJ Tree Foundation. The event will begin at 9:00 am with a tree planting and safety demonstration at the corner of University Avenue and Bleeker Street at Rutgers University Ackerson Hall.

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