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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...

Letter: You Can Protect Your Trees From Eversource

The Greenwich Tree Conservancy often hears from residents who are given notice from Eversource requesting a tree on their property or abutting property be removed or significantly cut back. The resident then asks us what they can do to protect the tree which shades their property and adds to its esthetic, economic and health value. 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...