Street Tree Stewardship

Are you interested in making Brooklyn a cleaner and greener place to live and grow? The Street Tree Stewardship initiative empowers everyday New Yorkers to correctly care for their trees. Street tree stewards receive free training, tools, and a NYC Parks Department permit to work on street trees.

Trees face many natural and man-made threats and require ongoing maintenance, including regular watering and tending to the tree bed. GreenBridge, in partnership with the NYC Parks and Recreation Department and other organizations in NYC, aims to educate people about the proper care of tree beds for both beautification and the health of trees throughout Brooklyn. Our common goal is to ensure the survival of thousands of new trees planted by MillionTreesNYC, as well as those already growing along our streets.

To learn how you can get involved, contact [email protected] or call

Register for Free Classes on Street Tree Care ›

Learn About Caring for Tree Beds ›

Download a Guide to Tree Care (PDF) ›

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