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Shade Tree Commission

Members

Name
Joann Cosgrove
Eileen Donahue
VACANCY

Meeting Schedule

The Shade Tree Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Township Manager's Conference Room.

Board Composition

The Shade Tree Commission is a 3 member board appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

Currently, there is one vacancy available on the Shade Tree Commission.

Helpful Links

How to plant a tree – this site has 3 video’s demonstrating proper tree planting techniques
http://www.arborday.org/trees/video/howtoplant.cfm

Learn about 208 trees and shrubs good for planting in our area
http://www.arborday.org/trees/treeguide/browsetrees.cfm

Map of the percentage of tree cover in our area
http://www.treevitalize.net/maps/TreeVstatewide_SE_GDB_Philadelphia.pdf

How trees help fight global warming
http://www.treevitalize.net/maps/TreeVstatewide_SE_GDB_Philadelphia.pdf

How to become a Tree Tender
http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/phlgreen/tree-training.html

Landscaping with Native Plants in Pennsylvania
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/wildplant/native.aspx

A place to see some beautiful trees and lovely gardens
http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml

Many of our yards are wet sites. Here’s a good list of plants that will thrive in a wet site
http://www.fairharbor.com/home_wetsiteplants.htm

Want to calculate your carbon footprint?
http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange/calculator/

This site has pictures of many huge old trees thought to be growing since William Penn’s lifetime
http://www.pabigtrees.com/trees/bigtrees/penn_charter.htm

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