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Tree Planting For Affordable Housing Developments

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012

How can trees improve the quality of life in affordable housing developments and in surrounding communities? What opportunities exist for advocacy organizations and developers to increase the number of trees in these properties? What programs and organizations can help bring trees into your development? This workshop brings together leaders in the field tree planting and open space planning in New York City to discuss the benefits, challenges, and that exist for affordable housing.

Sponsors: Pratt Center for Community Development, Enterprise Community Partners, the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, Supportive Housing Network of New York, and Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

Presenters: Morgan Monaco – Director, MillionTreesNYC, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and Deborah Marton – Senior Vice President of Programs, New York Restoration Project

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Location: Pratt Manhattan, 144 West 14th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues) Room 213

RSVP: Register online at Pratt Center for the workshop. The cost is $5.00, however payment cannot be accepted online. Payment can be mailed in with the registration form or paid in cash or check on the day of the session.

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