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NYC Increases Budget For Citywide Tree Maintenance

New York City may be offering its neighborhoods an olive branch—or at least snippers to prune it—with a substantial budget increase for care of street and park trees. Over the past decade, NYC’s declining bottom line has given responsibility for beautification and maintenance in the Heights to the Brooklyn Heights Association, which has overseen a […]

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Crunch! Crunch! Tree Trimming Ensues On Montague Street

That bombastic noise around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning along Montague Street that sounded like the second coming, was actually the City Parks Department continuing its once-a-decade tree pruning in Brooklyn Heights. Under the Parks Department’s current schedule, this will take place on blocks from Pierrepont Street southward. However, as we

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Tree Pruning Underway in Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Heights Association tells us that the City Parks Department has begun pruning street trees in Brooklyn Heights from Atlantic Avenue to Pierrepont Street. This is done on a ten year cycle. Thanks to funds contributed by BHA members and earmarked for tree maintenance, pruning will be extended to include six more blocks north […]

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