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Nonprofit plants trees – and hope – in neighborhoods of need

By SCOTT LUXOR | SUN SENTINEL CORRESPONDENT Community Greening is on a mission. It makes no secret about its desire to plant more native canopy trees all over Palm Beach County. But the Delray Beach-based nonprofit has another goal in mind: to [...]

By |September 18th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, BOYNTON, Childrens Service Council, Community, Delray Beach, EARTH DAY, GREEN, Impact100, Jobs, PLANTING, SCOTT LUXOR, Summer, SUN SENTINEL, Trees, YouthTreeTeam|Comments Off on Nonprofit plants trees – and hope – in neighborhoods of need

THE FUTURE

The Youth Tree Team has been busy planting and maintaining the trees in our community.  Under the leadership of Community Forester Dondre McCrary, they are planting trees in residential yards in the Heart of Boynton, maintaining the urban orchards, and weeding [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Ben Rusnak, BOYNTON, Childrens Service Council, Community, Delray Beach, Delray News, EARTH DAY, GREEN, Impact100, Jobs, PLANTING, Summer, Trees|Comments Off on THE FUTURE

Community Greening in Delray Beach is Aiming to Plant 10,000 Trees

Recently they have been awarded a city contract to start planting 10,000 trees, and won an Impact '100 Palm Beach' award, receiving a $100,000 grant. By Mike S Payton, Contributing Reporter DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA – Community Greening is an urban [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, BOYNTON, Community, Delray Beach, Delray News, GREEN, Impact100, Jobs, PLANTING, Summer, Trees, Uncategorized, US Fish and Wildlife, YouthTreeTeam|Comments Off on Community Greening in Delray Beach is Aiming to Plant 10,000 Trees

PLANTING WITH THE US FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

Thanks to a grant from the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge there is a native "Pocket Refuge" at the Community Grove at Catherine Strong Splash Park in Delray Beach. The 200 native wildflowers and grasses were planted by the Youth Tree [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Community, Delray Beach, GREEN, PLANTING, Trees, Uncategorized, US Fish and Wildlife|Comments Off on PLANTING WITH THE US FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

YTT WORKIN’ HARD FOR THE MONEY

Ford, Prince and Aiyana are working hard maintaining and planting trees, learning about urban forestry, staying hydrated, and working as a team. The teens are getting their first work experience and spending quality time outdoors while improving our community. They are planting [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Community, Delray Beach, GREEN, PLANTING, Trees, Uncategorized|Comments Off on YTT WORKIN’ HARD FOR THE MONEY

YOUTH TREE TEAM 2020 TO BEGIN JUNE 1

Community Tree Champion Program We are excited to start the Youth Tree Team next week. Community Greening received a Great Ideas Initiative grant from the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County to employ local youth to get their first work experience by [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, BOYNTON, Community, Delray Beach, GREEN, PLANTING, Trees, Uncategorized|Comments Off on YOUTH TREE TEAM 2020 TO BEGIN JUNE 1

COMMUNITY GREENING WINS IMPACT 100

Community Tree Champion Program We are thrilled to win Impact 100 Palm Beach County for the Environment. This $100,000 grant funds a Community Tree Champion (Dondre McCrary pictured above) to promote trees with residents and youth in neighborhoods with a low tree [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|Categories: Community, Delray Beach, GREEN, PLANTING, Trees, Uncategorized|Comments Off on COMMUNITY GREENING WINS IMPACT 100

Healthy Communities Sprout from Healthy Urban Forests

If you ever road trip across the country, you’ll notice that one of the most striking features that make a town stand out is its trees. Trees form the fabric of communities across America. The beautiful trees that line our [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Healthy Communities Sprout from Healthy Urban Forests

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