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The raging waters of the Great Falls - Paterson, NJ (file / credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

Park At Great Falls In Paterson Closes For $2-Million Facelift

The park at the Great Falls in Paterson has been shut down for a year and a half so it can receive a $2-million makeover.

11/07/2013

Rockaway Community Park Rebuilding

Volunteers Gather To Rebuild Park Destroyed By Sandy In Rockaways

Thousands of people took time out of their busy schedules Saturday to plant trees lost in a park in the Rockaways after Superstorm Sandy.

10/19/2013

Scene where tree branch  fell on woman in Central Park (CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Are Falling Trees A Threat To Your Safety?

It comes out of nowhere and could happen at any time. Trees and tree branches have been crashing down creating the potential for serious injury and possibly death.

10/04/2013

Tree Planting

Mobile Couch: Tree Planting In The City

Did you know autumn is the best time to plant a tree? TV 10-55′s Alex Denis visited Sherman Creek park in Inwood, where the city is doing a lot of tree planting.

09/24/2013

Construction site of Costco in Riverhead (credit: CBS 2)

Removal Of Trees For Costco Project Roils Riverhead Residents

Hundreds of trees were torn down to clear more than 40 acres of land for a new Costco store.

09/03/2013

A tree stands on a beach damaged by flooding from superstorm Sandy in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on March 1, 2013 in the Staten Island. (credit: Getty Images)

2,000 Trees Damaged During Superstorm Sandy To Be Removed

The city determined the trees must be uprooted after workers inspected all 50,000 trees in the flood zone, officials said.

08/29/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

6 Hidden Gardens In Manhattan

Manhattan’s hidden gardens provide shady, leafy solace from the hot, hectic streets. Some are literally shielded from the sidewalk, while others are just hard to find, unless you know what you’re looking for.

08/14/2013

Trees Cut By Con Edison

Queens Residents: Con Edison Is Ruining Our Trees

Residents of certain sections of Queens have said their beautiful, tree-lined streets are being massacred, and the storms of the past year are not to blame.

06/26/2013

A tree on Carla Errico's block of 90th Street in Howard Beach, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Many Trees Dying, Leaning In NYC After Sandy

When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.

05/29/2013

A cicada sits on a fence (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

17-Year Cicadas Begin To Emerge In Tri-State Area

The 17-year cicadas are emerging, and for the next few weeks, millions will be filling the night with their ominous buzz.

05/22/2013

Adult cicadas dry their wings on leaves May 16, 2004 in Reston, Virginia. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Preparing Your Yard For The 17-Year Cicada

The 17-year cicadas will come out of hiding before you know it, and if you have just landscaped your yard, you might want to take some precautions.

05/18/2013

Asian Longhorned Beetle (file / credit: USDA via Wikipedia)

Officials: Asian Longhorned Beetle Swept Out Of Manhattan, Staten Island

The tree-killing Asian longhorned beetle has been eradicated from Manhattan and Staten Island, New York state agriculture officials said Tuesday.

05/14/2013

Crews begin replanting trees on Searingtown and Shelter Rock Roads on April 23, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Begins Replanting Trees Destroyed In Superstorm Sandy

The first batch is going in Tuesday along Searingtown Road and Shelter Rock Road in North Hills where hundreds of trees were downed and destroyed.

04/23/2013

Dead trees on Long Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Some Sandy Damage On Long Island Is Only Now Apparent

Only now, when landscaping is supposed to be turning green, are Long Island’s shoreline homeowners realizing additional devastation caused by superstorm Sandy.

04/22/2013

Marilyn Kaiman

A Million Trees? Not Next To My House, Staten Island Woman Says

As the city continues its Million Trees program of beautifying the city with hardy young trees, there are some residents who have voiced strong opposition to the effort.

03/18/2013

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