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.
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
Prince George’s County Tree ReLeaf Grant Program Kick-off and Relaunch
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Intersection of 54th Avenue and Navahoe Street