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Trees turned to mulch at Cunningham Park

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Francis Chen, 4, scoops mulch. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Michael White of Bayside scoops up chipped trees to bring home. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Max Pommier of Fresh Meadows struggles to lift his haul of mulch. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Ralph Taveras scoops mulch into a bag held by his wife Marisol as daughter Kaila looks on. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Nahum Chiu of Bayside unties his tree from the top of his car. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Amos Chen gets some help from his son Francis, 4, bringing their tree. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Workers haul trees into the chipper. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Jason Caviness of Queens Village carries his tree. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Councilman James Gennaro (c.) gets some help from Bob Harris (l.) in chipping trees. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Mulch flies from the chipper. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Community activist Bob Harris does his part. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Ralph Taveras brings in his family's tree. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Councilman James Gennaro (r.) offers a recovered ornament to youngster Jeanine Tanis, 16 months, as her mother Patricia looks on. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Terrence Su of Fresh Meadows fixes his bag of mulch. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Joe Chen (c.) scoops mulch into a bag for his son Amos. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Tony DiSilva of Jamaica Estates hauls his tree. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Jean Tanis of Queens Village brings in his tree. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Neil Barrett from One Million Trees NYC lends a helping hand. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Floral Park residents Nick, Lucia and Isabelle Protopapas watch as their Christmas tree is turned into mulch during the annual Mulchfest at Cunningham Park. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Flushing resident Amos Chen gets a hand from his son Francis, 4, as they collect mulch. Photo by Christina Santucci

Hundreds of trees were chopped and turned into mulch at Cunningham Park during MulchFest, an annual event organized by the Parks Department.

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