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An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy (Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

FEMA helps Rockland with trees

A FEMA-funded state program is helping Rockland County to clear trees that fell during superstorm Sandy and send them through wood chippers at the Saddle River Pool in Airmont.

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

Ramapo superintendent of highways, Anthony Sharan, 64, of
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

Ramapo superintendent of highways, Anthony Sharan, 64, of Chestnut Ridge, and general foreman, Edward O'Carroll, 60, of Ramapo look on as timber is collected at the Saddle River Pool. An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the park. (Dec. 11, 2012)

Ramapo superintendent of highways, Anthony Sharan, 64, of
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

Ramapo superintendent of highways, Anthony Sharan, 64, of Chestnut Ridge, looks on as mulch is collected at the Saddle River Pool. An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the park. (Dec. 11, 2012)

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An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

Ramapo Parks Department groundkeeper, Michael Lomelino, 42, of
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

Ramapo Parks Department groundkeeper, Michael Lomelino, 42, of Tuxedo, examines trees that have been collected at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the park. (Dec. 11, 2012)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

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ADVERTISE HERE
An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

Ramapo Parks Department groundkeeper, Michael Lomelino, 42, of
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

Ramapo Parks Department groundkeeper, Michael Lomelino, 42, of Tuxedo, on-site at Saddle River Pool in Ramapo where trees have been collected to be recycled into mulch. Lomelino estimates that eighty percent of the trees collected were downed during Hurricane Sandy. (Dec. 11, 2012)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy
(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

An excess of downed trees from Hurricane Sandy are being recycled into mulch at the Saddle River Pool in Ramapo. (Dec. 11, 2012)

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