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  • MillionTreesNYC Stewardship Corps Adopt-a-Tree
    helps Find trees near you to adopt View larger map Please zoom in further to view trees Key Tree Adopted Tree Your Tree Multiple Trees in Same Location Trees Most in Need Please note trees are most vulnerable and in need of stewardship in their first two years If you see a dead or damaged tree please report it to NYC Parks forestry service request system A note about our tree data much of our data on older trees comes from the 2005 2006 Tree Census In the census process volunteers were asked to describe the tree locations in relation to a street address When this information was translated by a computer into points on a map locational inaccuracies were introduced The Parks Department asks that if you see inaccuracies you report them so they can be corrected Learn Visit the Stewardship Corp Library for tree care tips stewardship groups in your area a printable watering calendar and more Visit the Library Care Attend a MillionTreesNYC Care Captain workshop and learn how to lead your own TreeLC tree care workshop Find out More Connect Join us on Facebook to meet other stewards exchange messages and tips and hear the latest

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Library
    tree stays healthy Watering Tree Care Pruning Weeding Soil Management Flowers Landscaping Providing a Tree Guard Managing Waste and Litter Or download a pdf ready for printing of the TreeLC handbook containing all of the tips in English or en Español Additional Resources This collection of printable pdfs can help you to make your tree care activities easier and more efficient Download a watering calendar to help plan your activities

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/library.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Add Trees
    Adopted Tree Your Tree Multiple Trees in Same Location Trees Most in Need Please note trees are most vulnerable and in need of stewardship in their first two years If you see a dead or damaged tree please report it to NYC Parks forestry service request system A note about our tree data much of our data on older trees comes from the 2005 2006 Tree Census In the census

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/add_trees.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Recover Password
    Email Password Forgot your password Sign Up to Adopt Now Please log in or register to adopt trees and record your activities Email Password Forgot your password Recover Password Please enter your email and a new password will be emailed

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/recover.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Register All fields are required Email Password Confirm Password Individual Account Group Account Send me volunteer opportunities and general news by email

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/register.php?iframe (2016-05-02)
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  • Contact us
    Please note all fields are required Name Email or Phone Issue Please select Incorrect missing information Password assistance Technical issue Message MillionTreesNYC 2016 For technical assistance with the website please

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/contactus.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Watering | Library | MillionTreesNYC Stewardship Corps Adopt-a-Tree
    difficulty absorbing water This means that you need to cultivate or loosen the soil so that the water can reach the tree s roots There are a number of different tools and techniques available to help your watering efforts For some watering inspiration check out the instructional video on tree watering provided by our good friends at Casey Trees in Washington DC Tools 5 gallon bucket Hand cultivator Hose Treegator and Treegator Jr Hydrant wrench and adaptor Trash can Guidelines Water each young tree 15 20 gallons once a week between May and October that s 3 4 large buckets Using a hand cultivator carefully loosen the top 2 3 inches of soil to alleviate compaction and help water and air reach the roots Do not dig any deeper or use large tools These will damage the tree roots Water slowly so the water penetrates the soil and does not run off of the surface Water at the soil level not through the leaves of shrubs and groundcovers If it rains 1 inch or more in a week s time period you do not need to water Suggestions for Street Tree Watering Poke small holes at the bottom of a

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/library/watering.php (2016-05-02)
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  • Tree Care and Pruning | Library | MillionTreesNYC Stewardship Corps Adopt-a-Tree
    in your yard these lower branches will need to be pruned properly to control their fall Most pruning should be done by your arborist during the dormancy period in winter Storms may damage trees Your early work in selection placement and care will help protect the tree A healthy tree is a strong tree If there is storm damage have your arborist take care of it A broken branch improperly pruned can cause the tree to rot inside creating a cavity that will weaken the structure of the tree making it more vulnerable to future storms Construction even simple walkway paving may damage trees Take precautions to protect the trunk branches and roots Damage to the roots from either cutting or compaction if equipment is stored or driven over them can be devastating for the tree in the long run and may cause failure years later Also make sure construction does not remove a water source for the tree or change the level of the soil If a tree is doing poorly leaves do not look healthy fungi is forming etc consult your arborist to diagnose the problem It may be from a living organism like an insect or plant disease or it may be a physical problem like too much salt The professional will know whether something can be or needs to be done about the problem Some problems go away on their own or are not serious some can be solved by changing management practices some need to be treated During a drought do provide extra water for the tree 15 20 gallons per week Be aware that a tree may drop its leaves during a drought but may still recover Even if you do not identify a problem have your arborist inspect the tree once every 10

    Original URL path: http://stewardship.nycparks.org/library/tree_care.php (2016-05-02)
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