TreePhilly is accepting applications for free trees

    In an effort to plant 15,000 trees in Philadelphia this year, the City’s Parks & Recreation department continues to push its new initiative, TreePhilly, by offering residents free trees.


    Working in cooperation with Greenworks Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Plant One Million campaign, Tree Philly’s campaign would help to increase the city’s green canopy by 30 percent by 2025, a goal set by Mayor Michael Nutter.

    TreePhilly is accepting applications until March 31, for trees to be distributed during the month of April. Residents who would like a free yard tree or street tree on their property can apply online.

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