Thank you to all the Arbor Day volunteers! 

DeCordova Museum, 2015

You make our industry stronger with your service.

The following are projects being undertaken by MAA members & supporters for Arbor Day 2017 - scroll down to see how many are planned!  Wow, amazing work! 


Franklin Park Wilderness Project, Boston MA
City of Boston with Marquis Tree Service, Maltby & Co., Tree Tech, Tree Specialists, Northern Tree, North-Eastern Tree, Arborway Tree, Bartlett Tree Experts, Leahy Landscape, Cambridge Tree & Landscape, Mayer Tree, Hartney Greymont, Barrett Tree Service East, Schwan Tree Service, The Growing Tree (Norm and Chris Heily), Horticultural Technologies (George Ackerson, MCA), Chestnut Hill Realty (Tim Dolan, MCLP), Tom Brady, MCA - Town of Brookline

Large-scale improvement of a wooded area of Franklin Park to enhance public enjoyment of the space.

Elm Bank, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Wellesley MA
MHS Staff, Mayer Tree Service, Olde Colonial Tree & Landscape, Lueders Environmental, Hartney Greymont, Tree Tech Inc., Framingham DPW, Town of Wellesley, Andover Arborists and numerous others.

Campus-wide tree work for safety and tree health, as well as improvement public enjoyment of the park.

Tree Planting & Seedling Distribution at Wrentham Elementary School, Wrentham, MA
Raymond Rose, MCA with National Grid, Shelter Tree, MA DCR, Wrentham DPW and Wrentham Holly Club

Every fourth grade student will receive a seedling!  Tree plantings, presentations on safety and how to protect and care for trees. 

Historic Sycamore Tree Care, Great Barrington MA
Haupt Tree

In honor of Arbor Day, The Haupt Tree Company will be pruning the historic sycamore tree, estimated to be approximately 275 years old.

Millis Elementary School Arbor Day Celebration, Millis MA
Harrison McPhee, Inc.

Arborists will provide demonstrations and educational talks with fourth grade students.

The Commander's Mansion, Watertown MA
Butler & Sons Tree Service, Grinnell Tree Service, Chris Hayward, MCA, Town of Watertown

Pruning and removals at Watertown's historic site.  Seedling giveaways, live music, food trucks and children's activities are highlights of this community celebration.  (This project was completed on Thursday April 27).

Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover MA
Town of Andover with Ferris Tree Service, Retelle Tree Service & Asplundh Tree Experts

Tree pruning and removals in this Andover cemetery.

Eight Arch Bridge, Holliston MA
Tree Specialists, Inc.

Tree work to benefit the Upper Charles River rail trail.

Sheffield Tree Project Celebration, Sheffield MA
Tom Ingersoll, MCA

This annual event brings together volunteers and professionals to celebrate Arbor Day in Sheffield!

Cape Cod Children's Museum, Mashpee, MA
Davey Tree Experts

Hazard tree pruning to benefit this children's museum.  (Saturday 4/29).

Newburyport Tree Commission Pruning & Mulching Day
Green Jean Garden Design and David Dylewski MCA

Pruning and mulching the young street trees in the city of Newburyport (Saturday 4/29)

Winchester Unitarian Church, Winchester
Barrett Tree Service East (Alden Johnson, MCA)

Pruning deciduous trees at this historic church in Winchester Center.

Abington Butterfly Park Restoration, Abington MA
Nick's Tree Service (Nick Mazzili, MCA)

Pruning and removing overhanging hazards in shade trees and ornamentals at Abington Butterfly Park in Abington, MA.

Decordova Museum Tree Work, Lincoln MA
Lincoln Tree Service (Todd Brown, MCA)

Lincoln Tree will undertake projects at the beautiful Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln MA.

Weston School Planting, Weston MA
Hartney Greymont (Russell Holman, MCA)

Russell will be teaching 140 first grade students about trees and planting two sugar maples with the students.

Mother Elias' Hermitage, Central MA
Hartney Greymont (Russell Holman, MCA)

Extensive gypsy and winter moth treatment on mature pines throughout the property.

Friends of Community Growing Center, Somerville MA
Barrett Tree Service East (Robin Beaudry, MCA)

Pruning along perimeter of community green space.

Ginn Park Playground, Winchester MA
Barrett Tree Service East (Alden Johnson, MCA)

Pruning deadwood from the trees within the boundaries of the Ginn Park Family Playground for the nonprofit Winchester Neighbors community group.  Cutting invasive oriental bittersweet vines from along the playground boundary and banks of the Aberjona River in coordination with the Elaine Vreeland and the Winchester Conservation Comission.

Cotton Farm, Lexington MA
Bartlett Tree Experts (Michael Santoro, MCA)

Two days of Arbor Day events:  Friday, pruning of mature maples on Lexington conservation land.  Saturday, handling out maple seedlings and providing a climbing demonstration.

Spring Street Revitalization Project, Medford MA
Aggie Tuden, Medford Tree Warden; Turner Tree; Leo's Landscape Nursery; Bill Bernardelli, Lawns Plus

Tree pruning of mature and younger trees along Spring Street.  Planting of 15 new trees!

Thompson Elementary School, Arlington MA
Tim Lecuivre, MCA, Arlington Tree Warden

Planting three dogwood trees at Thompson Elementary School, alongside Elks Lodge members and the 3rd grade students of Thompson Elementary.

North River Cemetary, Colrain MA
Lanoue Tree & Landscape Service, Inc.

Conducting tree removals along the frontage with wood removal assistance from a neighboring farm.

Wakefield Charitable Trust, Milton MA
Lone Pine Tree Care (Greg Dorr, MCA)

Greg will be providing tree care services at Wakefield Charitable Trust.  (This is his fourth year helping out there - great job, Greg!)

Tree Planting Demo, Forefather's Monument, Plymouth MA
Southeastern MA Tree Wardens' and Arborists' Association and MA DCR

In the spirit of our forefathers and Plymouth’s upcoming 400th anniversary the Southeastern Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Arborists’ Association, in conjunction with the Department of Conservation and Recreation, will be hosting a tree planting demonstration on Saturday April 29, 2017 at the Forefathers Monument in Plymouth. The planting demonstration will begin at 9:00 AM. This planting will provide beautification as well as provide an educational opportunity for the community by demonstrating best planting practices, “Right Tree Right Place", with the installation of six 2.5” caliper balled and burlaped trees donated by Eversource. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

Pruning and Planting, Heywood Meadow, Concord MA
Hartney Greymont (Josh Fritz, MCA)

Capron Park Project, Attleboro MA
Bruce Duffy, MCA and other companies

Improvements to tree health and safety throughout the park.  (Project took place in mid-April).

Seedling Distribution, Newburyport MA
Bartlett Tree Experts and Friends of Newburyport Trees
A celebration of the city's trees at Atkinson Common. Talk with the Friends of Newburyport Trees, the Tree Commission, or Jack Ingram from Bartlett Tree Experts at the Tree Party. Take home a free seedling!

Farm Pond Improvements, Framingham MA
Framingham Parks Department & Keefe Tech

This project will take place on Friday May 12.


Check back to see the list of planned projects grow!