Shade Tree Commission
· Planting of Downtown Tree Wells
Last fall Cleaning/Planting/mulching of Central Business District tree wells was begun. Ten trees were planted and 15 more will be planted this spring.
· Travell Tree
Last fall the “Travell tree” (large tree saved when street was widened near the school) was moved from the recycling center and planted in Vets field.
· A Girl Scout Project
(A Girl Scout troop from Willard School is raising funds and support to have a shade tree planted in Vets field next to the children’s playground. This tree will eventually provide shade for the playground which gets very hot in summer.
· Earth Day
The Shade Tree Commission will be participating in Earth Day celebration explain its role in the Village is and explaining how residents can get trees planted.
· The ADOPT-A-TREE
This program will be introduced and residents can get trees planted (at homeowner expense) in front of their houses. Residents who requested trees from the Village will be contacted to see if they want to participate.