In the NY Times: A Million More Trees for New York City: Leaders Want a Greener Canopy

Seal of the Office of Mark Levine, Manhattan Borough President

The city’s five borough presidents are now joining forces to give [Mayor Adams] an idea: On Monday, they will ask Mr. Adams to plant a million new trees by 2030, a revival of an ambitious and successful “million trees” initiative that started under former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and was completed under his successor, Bill de Blasio.

The borough presidents will also ask Mr. Adams to honor his campaign pledge to devote 1 percent of the city’s budget to the parks department, which they describe as chronically underfunded.

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