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I met students at Jersey City MS #7 to talk about #TreeSpeech. They’ll soon be creating their own twitter accounts for nearby trees!

“I meet artist Anne Percoco outside a formidable-looking Jersey City high school, set among some of the busiest streets in the city. It’s an unlikely setting for the beginning of a nature walk, but finding wilderness amidst concrete and blaring car stereos is Percoco’s speciality.

She’s taking me to a favorite spot of hers — an abandoned commuter train line — to collect weed seeds for one of her current projects, the Next Epoch Seed Library. The project is a seed library for the Anthropocene: a collection of seeds that have proven their mettle by surviving in some of the harshest conditions humans can throw at them…”

http://www.ruralie.com/blog/2016/11/1/saving-weeds-with-environmental-artist-anne-percoco

www.americansforthearts.org/news-room/art-in-the-news/a-city-where-trees-tweet

Lovely article on #TreeSpeech by Mel Kozakciewicz, posted on Jersey City Independent
http://www.jerseycityindependent.com/2016/06/trees-are-tweeting-in-jersey-city/

I’m working on a new project with Sustainable Jersey City. I am assigning twitter accounts to Jersey City trees, and inviting residents to tweet, in the first person, from the trees' perspectives. More info here:
http://treespeech.net