Super Bowl XLVIII Host Committee, NFL and Verizon bringing thousands of trees to New York and New Jersey

Verizon's joining forces with the NFL and NY/NJ Super Bowl XLVIII Host Committee to bring more than 27,000 trees and schrubs to be planted across the five New York City boroughs and ten New Jersey counties over the next several weeks with Mayor Bloomberg's Million TreesNYC campaign, NYC Parks and the New Jersey Tree Foundation.

Link to NFL press release

Calendar of New Jersey Events for Super Bowl XLVIII Urban Forestry Program 

9/21/2013 9am-12pm. Camden Tree Planting, Bridge of Peace Church, 2755 Tuckahoe Road, 20 trees 

9/28/13: Newark Tree Planting - Forest Hill Community Association, 636 Highland Ave. 25 Trees 

9/28/13: Asbury Park Tree Planting – Asbury Park Community Center on Dewitt Avenue. 40 trees 

10/5/2013: 9am-12pm. Hudson Co. Tree Giveaway - Halstead Property, 1 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ. 200 trees 

10/12/2013: 9am-12pm. Atlantic Co. Tree Giveaway, Atlantic County Utilities Authority, ACUA Recycling Center 6700 Delilah Road Egg Harbor Township. 200 trees 

10/12/13: 9am-12pm. Newark Tree Planting Weequahic HS and Chancellor Ave School. 279 Chancellor Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112. 27 Trees (Speaking Program 10:00 am) 

10/12/2013: 9am – 12pm. Bergen Co. Tree Giveaway, Park Ridge Green Team, 10 Mill Road, Park Ridge. 200 trees 

10/12/2013: Camden Tree Planting: Habitat for Humanity, 3rd and Pine Streets, 16 Trees 

10/13/2013: 12pm - 2pm. Middlesex Co. Tree Giveaway - Dunellen Shade Tree Commission, Washington Memorial Park during the Dunellen Harvest Festival, North Washington Avenue between Dunellen and First Aves., Dunellen. 200 trees 

10/16/2013: 9am-12pm. Bay Head Elementary School Tree Planting. 145 Grove Street, Bay Head, NJ 08742. 37 trees and 40 shrubs, perennials, grasses. (Speaking Program 10:00 am) 

10/18/13: Newark Tree Planting - Greater Newark Charter School, GNCS Community Garden: 265 Broad Street. 10 Trees 

10/19/13: Newark Tree Planting, High Parks Garden CO-OP, 108 Spruce Street. 15 trees 

10/19/2013 9am-Noon Ocean Co. Tree Giveaway, Berkeley Little League, 43 Moorage Avenue, Berkeley. 200 trees 

10/19/2013: 12pm - 4 pm. Union Co. Tree Giveaway, Hillside Victory Community Garden Club, 242 Pennsylvania Avenue Hillside. 200 Trees 

10/19/2013: Camden Tree Planting, 600 block of Berkley Street. 8 trees 

10/26/2013: 9am-12pm. Monmouth Co. Tree Giveaway, Red Bank Shade Tree Committee & Red Bank Environmental Commission, 90 Monmouth St. Red Bank. 200 trees 

10/26/2013: 10am - 5pm. Cape May Co. Tree Giveaway, Middle Township Environmental Committee, 33 Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House. 200 trees 

10/26/2013: 10am-3pm. Essex Co. Tree Giveaway - Essex County Master Gardeners, 621A Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland. 285 trees 

11/9/2013: Camden Tree Planting - Residents of the 1100 block of Sycamore Street, 10 trees 

11/16/2013: Camden Tree Planting - Residents of the 400 block of State Street. 22 trees 


Calendar of New York Events for Super Bowl XLVIII Urban Forestry Program 

Tuesday October 8, 2013: Marine Park BROOKLYN 

Wednesday October 9, 2013: Kissena Park QUEENS 

Thursday October 10, 2013: Pelham Bay Park (Hunter Island) BRONX 

Tuesday October 15, 2013: Ocean Breeze STATEN ISLAND 

Wednesday October 16, 2013: Highbridge Park, MANHATTAN