NEXT WEEK: Tree Care Workshop

June 5, 2008 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

So now Greenpoint has a bevy of new trees that have been planted by the city. That’s all well and good, but what next? I suppose you could post signs on them calling your neighbors “slobs” and “sluts” (as this property owner has done*) or you can attend the tree care workshop being hosted next week at the Green Oaks Club.

Per the notification I received, in this workshop you will:

…learn to care for young street trees, receive free tools, and get a Parks Volunteer Permit, which will allow you to care for street trees and greenstreets. Advance registration is required; space is limited.

There are still slots left, so if you are interested in attending please register by sending an email to channaly.oum(at) or call (212) 676-1929. Be sure to provide your name, email address and/or phone number.

Tree Care Workshop
June 11, 2008 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Green Oaks Club
179 Green Street
Brooklyn, New York 11222

This workshop is being hosted by GWAPP’s North Brooklyn Tree Project and will be conducted by the New York Tree Trust.

Miss Heather

*This property is for sale as a “development site”.

Given its prime location— and by “prime” I mean McGuinness Boulevard facing the Pulaski Bridge, one can only hope it is razed to build (more) luxury condominiums.


One Comment on NEXT WEEK: Tree Care Workshop

  1. dc108 on Thu, 5th Jun 2008 1:45 pm
  2. This is one hell of a garage sale they have there. You go to the back of this building through the alley on the right and the owner has a small warehouse full of bowling balls, clothes, jackets, etc, nothing from after 1982. It was kitschy AND a fire hazard and simultaneously one of the best and worst moments of my life.

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