Membership Consists of The Following Residents:
In addition to the committee members, there are about 20 to 25 volunteers who attend outings and help plant the trees.
The Shade Tree Committee successfully completed its Fall 09' tree planting initiative at the site of the new ball field. Lot's of volunteers showed up to support the effort, here is a link to a few photos from the event.
/ Fall 2009
The borough has been awarded $4000 by the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and TreeVitalize.
is a matching grant, which means that an additional $4000 (half of
has to be cash) needs to be raised via various fundraising efforts this
be announced). The committee has purchased 50 trees, soil,
mulch, etc, and all of the trees will be placed on the perimeter of the
screen of evergreens will be placed along the side of the field
homes, and the remaining trees will be placed to provide shade. Peter
Jennings, who is trained in landscaping,
will be providing oversight, and Jim Depoti
will be donating time and machinery to dig holes.
This work will commence
2009, and once again strong turnout by the shade tree volunteers will
be needed to get the
Shade Tree Committee - Tree Planting Day