Northern Liberties Residents: Get a Free Tree!

Get a Tree in Front of Your Property - for Free!
Help Make Northern Liberties Greener:  Apply by July 20

By the end of this year we'll have planted 100 new street trees around our community. You can apply now for a tree at your home or business, for the Spring 2010 planting.

Street trees clean our air, reduce home energy costs, increase home values (by 14% according to a 2004 Wharton study), and beautify the neighborhood.

Applications Due July 20
Contact Erika Goldberg,

Also, learn how to plant and care for your tree by taking a free Tree Tenders class with the PA Horticultural Society in October. Pre-register now by clicking here.

About the author

Andrew Goodman, Community Engagement Director, New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.

Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia.  Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration.  As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.

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