project leader
skeisaul
location
Empire/Ocean Ave and Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn (Prospect Lefferts Gardens)
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the project

May 12, 2012:

Join BBG, Prospect Park, and NYC Million Trees for  a day of much needed beautification along Flatbush Ave.  Volunteers will be led by BBG and NYC Tree Stewards to learn about proper street tree care and will get to put their skills to work on the numerous trees along Flatbush Ave.  Volunteers will also get to spruce up the streets by picking up litter and weeding. All are welcome to be a part of this fun filled and educational day!

 

Come to one of these four check-in locations:

Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park side

Willink Entrance for Prospect Park on Flatbush Ave @ Empire Blvd/Ocean Ave

Lincoln Rd @ Flatbush Ave

Lenox Rd @ Flatbush Ave

 

the steps

Work with NYC Million Trees, Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, NY Parks

Gotten support from Marty Markowitz, and Sen Eric Adams

Posted event on volunteer and community web sites like NY Cares, NY 1 Brooklyn News 12, Brooklyn Master Composter, Prospect Parks website and emailed Wingate Farm High School, local chruches and Brooklyn College Academy

 

why we're doing it

The trees along Flatbush Ave battle trash, pets, traffic, and the elements. This stretch from GAP to Lenox needs our help. It's crucial to get the community involved to support the continued greening of Flatbush Ave.

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