Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Roosevelt Island FDR Four Freedoms Park Cutting Down 8 Linden And One Copper Beach Tree For Health And Stress Concerns - Replacements Arriving This Week

The Four Freedoms Park Conservancy reports:
Following careful evaluation and monitoring of Four Freedoms Park trees, the Conservancy will replace eight Linden trees and one Copper Beach tree due to concerns of tree health and stress. Removal and replacement of these trees will take place on Tuesday, April 7 through Thursday, April 9. This may result in restricted access to certain areas of the Park; please visit our website for the most up-to-date information. The removed trees will be turned into mulch and used in other gardening projects citywide.
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The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) adds:
Four Freedoms Park Conservancy has advised that there will be a delivery of several Linden trees and one Copper Beach tree to Four Freedoms Park on Tuesday, April 7th and Thursday, April 9th between 6:00 AM and 6:30 AM. The trees will replace several trees on-site that were determined unhealthy. The work to remove the unhealthy trees and the replacement of the new trees will continue throughout the week and may result in restricted assess to certain areas of the park. Flagmen will be on-site to direct the flow of pedestrian traffic away from the work-site. For more information, please visit www.fdrfourfreedomspark.org
Upcoming Four Freedoms Park events at their website.

For human stress concerns, try some Yoga at the FDR Park.

Or Tai Chi.