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Press Release - Neat Streets Miami Awards Town the Street Tree Matching Grant to Double the Green on Miami-Dade County Streets

Post Date:07/09/2018 4:45 PM

Full Press Release: Neat Streets Miami Awards Town the Street Tree Matching Grant to Double the Green on Miami-Dade County Streets

In an effort to expand Miami-Dade County’s tree canopy by leveraging local resources, Neat Streets Miami awarded the Town of Cutler Bay a Street Tree Matching Grant for its Cutler Bay Street Tree Reforestation Project in the amount of $14,500 to plant 35 Live Oak Trees. In its third year, Neat Streets Miami’s street tree program awarded 14 organizations matching grants to advance the Million Trees Miami initiative, a community-wide effort to reach a million trees by 2020.

About Neat Streets Miami and Million Trees Miami

Launched by Neat Streets Miami, the Million Trees Miami Campaign is a community-wide effort to plant one million trees by 2020 in order to achieve a 30 percent tree canopy cover for Miami-Dade County.

About Miami-Dade Parks

Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness and Conservation and Stewardship. The non-profit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.

For additional information please visit the town’s website at www.cutlerbay-fl.gov or contact Town Hall at (305) 234-4262.

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