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Letter: Trees on Greenwich Ave

The Greenwich Tree Conservancy applauds the Board of Selectmen and numerous departments within Greenwich government for creating a pedestrian and outdoor dining area at the lower end of Greenwich Avenue.  The Tree Conservancy partners with many of these departments including the town Tree Division of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Public Works and most recently the Planning and Zoning Commission.  In addition to these departments, the Police and Fire Departments were also part of the planning effort to ensure a smooth and safe transition to a pedestrian mall. We are proud to be part of this initiative by gifting the town 15 Crape Myrtle trees that have been planted in planters along the Avenue and later will be planted along town roads. read more...

Conservation Commission Convenes a Conservation Summit

On Friday, March 29, The Greenwich Conservation Commission hosted its first “Conservation Caboodle” – a gathering of organizations and Town commissions with conservation related interests. The primary purpose of the “Caboodle” was to facilitate an exchange of information to foster collaboration. Participants were asked to share their respective mission statements and top priorities for 2019. read more...

Greenwich Town Arboretum Awarded Accreditation

The Greenwich Town Arboretum was awarded a Level II Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is the only global initiative to officially recognize arboreta at various levels of development, capacity, and professionalism. The Greenwich Town Arboretum is also now recognized as an accredited arboretum in the Morton Register of Arboreta, a database of the world’s arboreta and gardens dedicated to woody plants. read more...