The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
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Co-ops in Jackson Heights adopting street trees

Co-ops in Jackson Heights adopting street trees

By Len Maniace The Greystones Garden Association recently agreed to join a city program that is creating a volunteer core to care for street trees as the city moves toward its goal of planting one million new trees. The group voted to officially adopt all 35 trees on 80th Street between 37h Avenue and 35th...
JH SCRAPS: a community composting project

JH SCRAPS: a community composting project

Julian McNamara and Lenny Olson, two of JHBG SCRAPS and Master Composters at work on compost collection at the JH Scraps site. The long-awaited local composting operation for Jackson Heights has arrived. The new JH SCRAPS (Jackson Heights Scrap Collection to Restore our Area’s Poor Soils) has been successfully operating since early fall. Sponsored by...

JHBG selected for Community Air Screen Program

Department of Environmental Conservantion selects communities across the state to explore local air quality issues  Community Groups To Begin Collecting Air Samples The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) selected 23 applicants from communities across the state to conduct air sampling to help identify and address local air quality concerns, DEC Commissioner Joe...