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September 19-24, 2022 – HB News
“Paradise Found?”

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Leslie Gilson passes the rake to Betty Coerper as Gibbs Butterfly Park Coordinator. (Sept. 17, 2021. Photo by Chris MacDonald). Read the article “‘Butterfly Lady’ retires from restoring Gibbs Park” in the Sun News by clicking here.



HB Tree Society Celebrates Arbor Day at Central Park
by Chris MacDonald (March 15, 2021)


Huntington Beach group tells park visitors, ‘They Don’t Need the Feed’
Matt Szabo, Daily Pilot (Feb. 9, 2021)


Media Contact:
Jean Nagy, Founder and President, Huntington Beach Tree Society Inc.
Phone: 562-760-0733, E-mail:

About Huntington Beach Tree Society, Inc.

The Huntington Beach Tree Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the beautification of the local community by caring and protecting for California native trees and plants. Since their establishment, they have purchased and planted over 7,000 trees and thousands of California native plants, as well as improved the quality of parks and schools throughout Huntington Beach.

To see regular postings on HB Tree Society activity at the Urban Forest, visit Find updates on Central Park East and the Secret Garden on volunteer Steve Engel’s Facebook page. For more on what’s happening at Gibbs Park, please see our News from Gibbs Park page.