14 05, 2019

Prospect Park’s EPF Grant Yields Superb Tree Management Plan

By |2019-05-14T20:34:34-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: DEC, Grants, NYC, Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Management Plans|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Image by Elizabeth Jeegin Colley for the Prospect Park Alliance Round 15 of the Environmental Protection Fund grants for urban forestry related activities will open later in 2019. Here on the blog, we continue to showcase work that emerged from successful grants and give advice [...]

25 09, 2018

Prospect Park Tree Inventory & Benefits Analysis: Results Are In!

By |2018-09-25T17:20:02-04:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: DEC, Environmental Protection Fund, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC|Tags: , |0 Comments

https://vimeo.com/115185713 Prospect Park and Prospect Park Alliance Facts September 14, 2018 Through a $75,000 Urban Forestry Grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Prospect Park Alliance recently surveyed roughly 12,000 of the park’s 30,000 trees as part of its work in caring for the [...]

24 05, 2016

Urban Forestry in the News: Goats, David Nowak/i-Tree, Pelham Bay Park Research, more

By |2016-05-24T17:52:02-04:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In “Can Hungry Goats Restore Urban Forests?” writer Jessica Leigh Hester describes how officials are using a herd of goats in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to browse invasive plants that took hold after Hurricane Sandy blew down trees, leaving open earth exposed to sunlight. The herd is on [...]

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