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Green Spaces Lead to Happy Faces

As if we needed more proof, a study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison indicates that “Higher levels of green space were associated with lower symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress.”

Read more about the study here.

By |April 18th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

German Embassy Recognizes Restoration of Historic German-American Friendship Garden at the National Mall in Washington D.C.

Project EverGreen, Ruppert Nurseries and Oehme Van Sweden Landscape Architects Volunteers Join the National Park Service to Honor the Pro Bono Revitalization and Re-dedication of the Friendship Garden

WASHINGTON – (April 11, 2014) — The German Embassy in Washington hosted a re-dedication ceremony today, at the German-American Friendship Garden. The Friendship Garden is situated at one of Washington’s finest addresses, the National Mall on the Washington Monument grounds at 1600 Constitution Avenue, NW.
The German-American Friendship Garden revitalization took place last November when a group of volunteers, spearheaded by Project EverGreen, installed more than 2,000 shrubs, plants and trees provided by […]

By |April 11th, 2014|Greenspace Projects, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off

Project EverGreen Mobilizes Green Industry Partners To Assist Statue of Liberty National Monument 9/11 Memorial Grove

Statue of Liberty National Monument – NY (March 18th, 2014) — As part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed with the National Park Service, Project EverGreen recently coordinated with Paul Cowie & Associates, arborist consultants, Bartlett Tree Experts, and Lawn Doctor to donate the removal of dead trees and remediation of sodic soil in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s flood surges at The Statue of Liberty National Monument’s 9/11 Memorial Grove.

The recent dead tree removal and soil remediation work is a first step in a broader planned revitalization […]

Project EverGreen Update – March 2014

Word from the Director

We keep praying that spring is right around the corner so we can actually see the green spaces that we spend our days promoting! We hope you’ve all survived this cruel and unusual winter. It’s certainly not one of my favorite times of year. I’m looking forward the warming weather and the start of our varied revitalization projects in various regions of the country.

At the same time, we’re launching our consumer membership drive to take our mission and messaging to the consumers nationwide. Through two key messages – supporting healthy green spaces for our GreenCare for […]

By |March 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Toro gives back to those in need

Alabama church’s essay earns six families a new Toro walk-behind mower.

Project EverGreen’s revitalization efforts have been working to beautify the country one project at a time. Through a network of extraordinary partners, the organization has enhanced green spaces around the country. With the help of The Toro Company, Project EverGreen found a way to help a small community in a big way.

The process began with Toro’s generous donation of six walk-behind mowers. The mowers were part of a Project EverGreen Facebook contest in which visitors were invited to write essays about how they would use the mowers to […]

By |March 6th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

New Hampshire Union Leader

The New Hampshire Union Leader did a write up on the SnowCare for Troops program. You can read the article here.

By |February 17th, 2014|Snowcare for Troops News|Comments Off

Project EverGreen Attends Golf Industry Show

Project EverGreen attended the Golf Industry Show in Orlando, Florida last week. The Golf Industry Show’s trade show is the premier learning and networking marketplace serving the business of golf course and club facilities. No other single event attracts more key decision-makers from every aspect of the industry under one roof. Project EverGreen is meeting with associations, dealers, distributors and retailers and sharing its passion for revitalizing more community green spaces across the country and educating consumers on the benefits of green spaces. Our goal is to grow our relationships with these companies so that we may further our […]

By |February 12th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

SnowCare for Troops in Omaha

Sun Valley Landscaping in Omaha got some great coverage for Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops program. You can read the story and see the video here.

By |February 10th, 2014|Project EverGreen News, Snowcare for Troops News|Comments Off

Want to Make a Difference in the World? Join Us!

Someone once wrote that all advancements throughout history have come about not by great societies or governments, but rather as the result of persistent efforts by small groups of dedicated individuals, united in their commitment to making a difference in the world.

At Project EverGreen, our mission is to preserve and enhance green spaces in our communities where we live, work and play.

We demonstrate our commitment by organizing teams of volunteers who donate community green space revitalization projects that restore, renew, and improve landscapes in parks, playgrounds, youth sports fields, schools, and charitable agencies, whether damaged by extreme weather, neglect, […]

By |January 27th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

Project EverGreen Assists Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island By Donating Post-Hurricane Sandy Hazardous Tree Removal

Non-profit mobilizes Paul Cowie, arborist consultant, tree care provider Bartlett Tree Experts and 
Husqvarna Professional Products to donate tree removal at historic national parks.
 
Liberty State Park, NJ – (January 15, 2014) — As part of a proposed agreement in principle with the National Park Service, Project EverGreen has recently coordinated with Paul Cowie & Associates arborist consultants, Husqvarna Professional Products and Bartlett Tree Experts to donate removal of dead and dying trees and remedial treatment to damaged trees at both the Statue of Liberty National Monument’s 9/11 Memorial Grove and Ellis Island.

The renovation work was a first step […]

By |January 15th, 2014|Greenspace Projects, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off