Tree Committee

 

Mission

The Maynard Tree Committee is dedicated to promoting the growth of a healthy and diverse population of trees on public and private property throughout the town.  It shall:

  1. Assist the Tree Warden & Conservation Agent in duties under MGL and municipal bylaws.
  2. Protect and promote planting of trees throughout the Town.
  3. Regulate removal and replacement of trees as described by MGL and municipal bylaws.
  4. Create and update municipal tree bylaws; facilitate tree surveys and help maintain inventories; develop tree manuals and programs; and undertake other initiatives that they and the Tree Warden find necessary for their mission.
  5. Educate the community about the value of trees and about tree resources available to them. Inform the public about the local tree initiatives.
  6. Seek grants and other assistance for planting, maintenance, preservation, and maintenance of trees in town.

The Tree Committee is an ad hoc, Town Administrator appointed committee.  It is an advisory group.

 

Meetings

 

Membership

  • Lee Caras (chair)
  • Steve Smith (vice-chair)
  • Neil Pederson (secretary)
  • Leslie Bryant
  • Orian Green
 

Contact

If you have questions or interest in this committee, please contact Justin DeMarco (Tree Warden) at Maynard Department of Public Works: jdemarco@townofmaynard.net

For General Inquiries, please email treecommittee@townofmaynard.net

For public tree maintenance or concerns, please email dpw@townofmaynard.net

 

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