Volunteers plant trees in Highland Park to replace those lost in Sandy

As part of Earth Day Weekend, hundreds of volunteers helped plant trees at Highland Park to replace the thousands the park lost due to Superstorm

Volunteers say their goal this weekend is to

Volunteers say their goal this weekend is to plant more than 2,400 tree in Highland Park. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - As part of Earth Day Weekend, hundreds of volunteers helped plant trees at Highland Park to replace the thousands the park lost due to Superstorm Sandy.

More than 30,000 trees were lost throughout the city because of last October's storm. Volunteers say their goal this weekend is to plant more than 2,400 trees in Highland Park, which borders Queens and Brooklyn.

The project is sponsored by JetBlue Airways and the New York Restoration Project.
 

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