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Dan Lambe

“Community Greening is one of the emerging superstars of the Alliance for Community Trees community. This new organization in Florida is turning heads, engaging tree planters and transforming the community forest in Delray. Keep up the great work!”

Dan Lambe, Arbor Day Foundation President
Jason Scorse

“The community benefits from community greening are tremendous, but rarely measured or recognized in policy discussions. Trees bring cleaner air, reduce energy costs in surrounding buildings, help reduce runoff and filter water pollution, and best of all make people happier and healthier. I love how this team is using economics the right way, by clearly showing how tree planting benefits the local community using simple metrics and good science. This is the future for sustainable community development.”

Jason Scorse, Director, Center for the Blue Economy
Dr. Paul Ries

“I’ve been privileged to watch the growth of non-profit tree planting groups across the US over the last 30 years, and I’m impressed with what Community Greening has accomplished in a very brief period of time. They aren’t just planting trees, they are growing communities, and South Florida is all the better for it. Community Greening not only makes cities greener, they make them safer, more resilient, and more livable.”

Dr. Paul Ries, President of Insightful Nature LLC and Former President of the International Society of Arboriculture

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Hear it from our volunteers

Hahnah Shin & Children

“Community Greening means a lot to us as a family. We see it as our responsibility as community members to give back to the earth that we live upon. Community Greening teaches children the importance of planting trees and the responsibilities involved in assisting a tree to thrive. I want to raise my children in a community where they have trees and parks to play on. I asked my 8 year old daughter Arya why she is always so excited when a Community Greening event is coming up and she replied, “Mommy, can you imagine if we had no trees?!” She is so right. Humans tax the environment in every aspect of our existence. Imagine if there were no more trees? I am so glad there are organizations out there like Community Greening that give back to the environment and create a safe place for children of all ages and types to learn and grow.”

Hahnah Shin, Volunteer
Ben Levison

“I love nature, and I love trees. I’m excited to be a part of Community Greening and to improve our natural habitat, to educate, inspire and energize our kids and to create natural, happy places for people and animals…”

Ben Levison, Volunteer

“Community Greening gives me an opportunity to give back to a wonderful community by doing something I love – planting trees. The passion, effort and results of Community Greening’s founders however, is a gift to everyone.”

Evan Widlitz, Volunteer
Riley

“I have always been very passionate about the environment and doing what I can to help make sure it continues to thrive. I love learning about different types of trees, especially the Florida Natives, since I am a Florida Native myself and have been surrounded by these plants my entire life. With the knowledge and experience I gained during my internship, I have been able to teach and show others what they can do for the trees. At Community Greening events I have met so many people in my community from all different paths of life who share my interest in helping the environment and planting trees. I am also a Delray local so I love driving by the trees that I planted with Community Greening and watching them flourish.

My favorite thing is watching the kids get excited at the tree plantings and naming their tree. I am grateful to have the opportunity to intern and volunteer with community greening.”

Riley Atwater, Volunteer
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Community Greening21 hours ago
𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗸𝘆 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆, but in your car! On Halloween Day we will hand out 200 “not-so-scary” trees, directly into the trunk or bed of your vehicle (or broom) at POMPEY PARK RECREATION CENTER in City of Delray Beach, Florida Government... The first 100 “tree” trick-or-treaters will get 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗙𝗥𝗨𝗜𝗧 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗙𝗟 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲 to take home! Stay tuned, varieties to come 🥭🥑🌳 … #halloween #giveaway #shade #native #fruit #trees #trickortreat #treecanopy #environmentalawareness #gogreen Delray Beach Parks & Recreation Sonel DjsoNyce
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Community Greening3 days ago
𝗖𝗔𝗣𝗔𝗖𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗶𝘀 𝗞𝗘𝗬 🔑🌳 and the influential women at Impact 100 Palm Beach County understand. We are beyond appreciative for the new work vehicle. Thank you so much for equipping our change agent and ‘Tree Champion’, Dondre with the tool he needs to transfer the Youth Tree Team, 500+ gallons of water, and all of the trees. As we continue to plant thousands of shade makers in the communities that need them the most we will think of the women that help make that possible… #humbled #Impact100 #women #making #positive #change #newtruck #f250 #fleet #vehicle #workhorse #equipped #grateful #hardatwork #forthetrees #plantingtreesbuildingcommunities Idea Builder Sawgrass Ford
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Community Greening3 days ago
TD 𝗕𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗚𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗮 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬 𝗧𝗗 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗗𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘁. TD Tree Days is a community-based program created in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, which expands urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. The grant will allow Community Greening’s staff and volunteers to plant 45 native trees at Betty Thomas Park in Boynton Beach on October 17, 2020. "We're honored to support Community Greening during TD Tree Days to expand the tree canopy and help provide a healthier environment, which is critically important this year as more people recognize the wellness benefits of spending time outdoors during the pandemic," said Shelley Sylva, TD Bank's Head of Social Impact.

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#Community #BettyThomas #Parks #TDTreeDays #TDBank #CityofBoyntonBeach #GoGreenBoyntonBeach #TDReadyCommitment Arbor Day Foundation Alliance for Community Trees City of Boynton Beach, Government
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🍺🍻🍺 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗱𝘀 𝗮𝘁 Hopportunities for including us in this epic beer giveaway! CHEERS, THANKS, and BEST OF LUCK BEER ENTHUSIASTS!!! #beers4trees #craftbeer #beers #hopportunities #trees #plantmoretrees #craftbeer #beer #beerstagram #instabeer #beerlover #beergeek #drinklocal #ipa #craftbeerlover #craftbeerlife #cerveza #craftnotcrap #brewery #beerme #birra #cheers #beersofinstagram #beertime #beerlovers #beersnob #craftbeernotcrapbeer #craft
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Community Greening1 week ago
𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗮 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝘂𝘀! When you are shopping on Amazon.com don’t forget to add the #Smile before the link, smile.amazon.com and support us! You can also check our list https://amzn.to/3hJWJRk
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Community Greening1 week ago
𝗜𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘀: 𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗔 𝗗𝗜𝗙𝗙𝗘𝗥𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗪𝗜𝗧𝗛 𝗗𝗘𝗟𝗥𝗔𝗬 𝗡𝗢𝗡𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗙𝗜𝗧 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗠𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗚𝗥𝗘𝗘𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 Saving the environment one tree at a time is part of Community Greening’s daily mission. Read more https://bit.ly/32zbHp0 #Environment #difference #delray #current #atlantic The Atlantic Current
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21 hours ago
𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗸𝘆 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆, but in your car! On Halloween Day we will hand out 200 “not-so-scary” trees, directly into the trunk at POMPEY PARK @citydelraybeach #halloween #giveaway #shade #native #fruit #trees https://t.co/Jhb0gIsF7f Comm_Greening photo
3 days ago
𝗖𝗔𝗣𝗔𝗖𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗶𝘀 𝗞𝗘𝗬 🔑🌳 and the influential women at @Impact100PBC understand. Thank you so much for equipping our change agent and ‘Tree Champion’, Dondre with the tool he needs to transfer the Youth Tree Team, 500+ gallons of water, and all of the trees. https://t.co/dLiR7r7zWy Comm_Greening photo
5 days ago
𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗱𝘀 𝗮𝘁 Hopportunities for including us in the epic beer giveaway! Good luck to everyone CHEERS, THANKS, and BESF OF LUCK BEER ENTHUSIASTS!! #beers4trees #craftbeer #beers #hopportunities #trees #plantmoretrees #craftbeer #beer https://t.co/pt8rPDrq2r Comm_Greening photo
1 week ago
𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗮 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝘂𝘀! When you are shopping on https://t.co/0B0oqjxzuw don’t forget to do add the #Smile before the link, https://t.co/YiHqQSs7zS and support us! You can also check our list https://t.co/t7KC3wuuXH https://t.co/AmSNz2LNGl Comm_Greening photo
1 week ago
𝗜𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘀: 𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗔 𝗗𝗜𝗙𝗙𝗘𝗥𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗪𝗜𝗧𝗛 𝗗𝗘𝗟𝗥𝗔𝗬 𝗡𝗢𝗡𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗙𝗜𝗧 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗠𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗚𝗥𝗘𝗘𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 Saving the environment one tree at a time is part of Community Greening’s daily mission. Read more https://t.co/wFjuPE2XOB @AtlanticCurrent https://t.co/DJ7kKz4eGN Comm_Greening photo
2 weeks ago
𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗺𝗮𝗱𝗲 on the @citydelraybeach's campaign to plant 10,000 trees in 5 years! Only 2 months in and we are at 300 and counting... Thank you Delray Beach Parks & Recreation the City of Delray for the opportunity to green up the city where it is needed https://t.co/7TKZYYbUXX Comm_Greening photo
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