What We Do
Conservancy Projects & Programs
Landscape Restorations & Enhancements (1,025 trees and shrubs planted since 2008)
Educational Walks/Workshops/Activities (Adult and Youth)
Community Outreach Events
Corporate, Collegiate and Church Volunteer Workdays
Tribute Tree Program w/Public Registry
Eagle Scout and Girl Scout Activities
Advocacy Items w/ Essex County
Removal of Hazardous, Dead and Rapidly Deteriorating Trees
Park Facility Improvements (Restrooms, Playground, Lighting and Paving)
Roadway Striping to Calm Vehicular Traffic
Relocations and Additions of Trash, Recycling and Dog Waste Receptacles
Programming Partnership w/ Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County
Invasive Plant Management & Eradication Activities
Parkwide Pruning Program
Pollinator Garden Development and Maintenance
Rose Garden Maintenance & Enhancements
PRESERVE the 121-acre Brookdale park by maintaining and improving its trails, infrastructure, ecology and landscaping so that it respects the original Olmsted design, and so that this unique Essex County resource can continue to provide natural beauty and lasting value to the residents of northern New Jersey.
PROMOTE the wise use of the park and environmental awareness through activities, educational programs and public service efforts.
PARTNER with the Essex County park system, community groups and allied organizations in support of the above objectives.