Environment


Prince George's County, Maryland

County to Hold Tree ReLeaf Grant Program Kick-off and Relaunch Event in College Park


For Immediate Release: 5/28/2014 12:00 AM

Contact: Linda Lowe, Public Information Officer, Department of Environmental Resources/301-883-5952

County to Hold Tree ReLeaf Grant Program Kick-off and Relaunch Event in College Park

Municipality has received more than $4,000 in grant money and planted 46 trees throughout city 

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources will kick-off and relaunch the County’s Tree ReLeaf Grant Program at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 29 at the intersection of 54th Avenue and Navahoe Street in College Park.  The Tree ReLeaf Grant Program is a Countywide program that provides up to $5,000 to civic, neighborhood, community and homeowner organizations, schools and libraries, and up to $10,000 to local municipalities to plant native trees and shrubs in public or common areas. The program provides a hands-on opportunity for residents to learn how to properly plant and care for trees and shrubs.

The City of College Park is one of the first municipalities to participate in the grant program and to date, has received more than $4,000 in grant money and planted a total of 46 native trees and shrubs in the right-of-ways along city streets.

WHO:

Department of Environmental Resources Director, Adam Ortiz

City of College Park Mayor, Andrew M. Fellows

City of College Park Council Member, District 2, Monroe S. Dennis

WHAT:

Prince George’s County Tree ReLeaf Grant Program Kick-off and Relaunch

WHEN:

Thursday, May 29, 2014

10 a.m.

WHERE:

Intersection of 54th Avenue and Navahoe Street

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