DEC accepting applications for Trees for Tribs program

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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. Their staff can help you with a planting plan and work with your volunteers.

They are now accepting applications for spring planting projects. Applications received by March 1, 2018 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 provided more than 40,000 native trees and shrubs for planting along 20 miles of stream with the help of more than 9,000 local volunteers.