2018 Report for Friends Of Farmington Canal

Neighborhood:

Newhallville

Type of Site:

Streetscape

Address:

Hazel st. and Shelton ave, New Haven, CT

Year

2018

Number of volunteers

17

Total volunteer hours

104

Number of events

17

Number of trees planted

0

Number of shrubs planted

10

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3 Red Sprite winterberry, 1 Red Cedar Easter Juniper, 2 Summer Wine Nine bark, 3 tiny wine ninebark

Number of perennials planted

3

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3 Blue Fortune Hyssop Agastache

Yards mulch spread

4.00

Other Infrastructure or Materials

Category:

Water

Summary

The Friends of Farmington Canal continued to lead a major transformation along the canal trail in their 5th years as a Greenspace group and third year in the Urban Oasis program. Most of the group's activityfor this summer focused on the Urban Oasis-- a major component of the Learning Cooridor. The Urban Oasis was enriched with new plants across the length of the space to add more color to the existing plant diversity. With support from the Parks Dept the poison ivy on the trees were treated. Furthermore, the light project commenced on the site. Through Doreen Abubakar's leadership and commitment, the group moved closer toward its goals to improve the status of the space and the Newhallville neighborhood.