Upcoming Events

TreesCount! 2015

CIVITAS Training & Mapping Events

Join CIVITAS as we document street trees in our neighborhood. TreesCount! 2015 is the third New York City tree census with previous censuses occurring in 1995 and 2005. CIVITAS is documenting approximately 50 blocks from 102nd Street south to 88th Street and 5th Avenue east to 2nd Avenue.

Below is information about our upcoming events, which are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, May 27th, 5:30pm, northwest corner of 100th & Lexington 
Tuesday, June 2nd, 4pm, northwest corner of 97th & Lexington
Wednesday, June 10th, 5:30pm, southeast corner of 90th & Lexington

Bring a friend (everyone works in pairs of 2 during the census) as we work together with the Department of Parks, community groups and 4,000-6,000 volunteers to better understand and improve our streetscapes throughout the five boroughs. The tree census is a family friendly volunteer activity with many opportunities for learning!

How To Join:
1)Visit https://treescount.nycgovparks.org
3)Take a quick online training course to learn about the census and how to map street trees
4)Search for groups in your neighborhood (CIVITAS)
5)Sign up to attend an event
6)Let the tree mapping fun begin!



East River Esplanade Community Meeting

We invite you to join us at the first community meeting of Phase III of the CIVITAS East River Esplanade initiative. Landscape Architect Signe Nielsen will be discussing potential options for a temporary re-opening of Pier 107. Also, hear an update on the CIVITAS, Harbor School, Harbor Foundation collaboration.

Monday, June 1st, 6:30-8:30pm at Hunter College, 2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street

Co-hosted by CIVITAS and Community Board 11

The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to join!

Please RSVP to info@civitasnyc.org or by calling 212-996-0745.

These meetings are very important, especially if you are an Esplanade park user! Please join us – and spread the word – if you want to share your thoughts for the future of our community’s waterfront.



Recycling Information Session

Join CIVITAS and Department of Sanitation staff to learn more about NYC’s Apartment Building Recycling Initiative, electronics recycling, textile recycling, organics recycling and recycling in NYC schools.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 5pm at the Yorkville Library (222 East 79th Street)*

CIVITAS has worked with PS7, Global Tech Middle School and PS146 in East Harlem to teach recycling awareness and empower students to help our environment. Join us and learn how you can help increase recycling at school, at home and throughout our community.

The information session is free and open to the public. To RSVP email info@civitasnyc.org or call 212-996-0745.

*Use of the library space by CIVITAS for this program does not indicate endorsement by The New York Public Library.