Tree PlantingDid you know that green spaces are not only pleasant and beautifying, but have also been linked to lower crime rates and safer neighborhoods? Add more green to your neighborhood by planting a tree. You can obtain a free yard tree for your own yard or apply for a free street tree to plant on your street!
Vacant Lot TransformationTurn a vacant lot into a community garden or a simple, clean space to walk your dog or enjoy the weather. Vacant lots in the Whitman area are either privately owned or publicly owned by the city. The City of Philadelphia has a vacant lot program. Learn how you can take an abandoned lot and turn it into your own.
Philadelphia Watershed: clean water, river, streamsLearn how you can help keep pollution out of Philadelphia's river and streams. As a resident, you can participate in programs and a difference as well as get some free green tools for your home!
Rain Check is a Philadelphia Water Department program that helps residents manage stormwater at their homes. Participants can either get a free rain barrel or get a downspout planter, rain garden or porous paving installed at a reduced price.