Free Trees for Streamside Areas – Apply to Trees for Tribs Now for Fall Plantings

Do you own or manage land along a stream? You can apply for free native plants to help reduce erosion and improve habitat along your stream!

The Hudson Estuary Trees for Tribs Program offers free native trees and shrubs for planting along the tributary streams in the Hudson River Estuary watershed. The Hudson River Estuary Program staff can help with a planting plan and work with volunteers.

They are now accepting applications for fall planting projects. Applications received by August 1, 2017 will be given preference.

For more information about the program or to download an application, please visit the DEC website at: . If you have questions about a potential planting site, please contact Beth Roessler at (845) 256-2253 or .

Since 2007, Trees for Tribs has been responsible for planting more than 40,000 native trees and shrubs along 19 miles of stream with the help of more than 10,000 local volunteers.