Million Trees NYC Social Network
- Million Trees NYC
Student Competition for the One Show
- MillionTreesNYC, one of the 127 PlaNYC initiatives, is a citywide, public-private program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the City's five boroughs over the next decade. By planting one million trees, New York City can increase its urban forestour most valuable environmental asset made up of street trees, park trees, and trees on public, private and commercial landby an astounding 20%, while achieving the many quality-of-life benefits that come with planting trees.
The City of New York will plant 60% of trees in parks and other public spaces. The other 40% will come from private organizations, homeowners, and community organizations.
MillionTreesNYC- launched by the Parks Department and New York Restoration Projectis a collaboration of many partners, including:
- Community-based and non-profit groups
- City, state, and federal agencies
- Corporations and small businesses
- Developers, architects, and landscape architects
- Private-property owners, and
- All New Yorkers
Credits: Group Project with Sharon Park & Janice FongNote: This project is currently being updated.