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Free Right Tree – Right Place Seminar in Somerset County

Right tree in right placeThe New Jersey Tree Foundation and Public Service Electric & Gas are offering a free seminar in Somerset County on May 8: Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place, the Right Way in a post-Superstorm Sandy world which addresses

  • Picking the right tree for any location and planting it the right way
  • The importance of utility mark-outs prior to planting
  • Emerald Ash Borer – It’s here!
  • Vegetation management policies to ensure safe and reliable delivery of electric service

Who should attend? Mayors, Freeholders, DPW Supervisors, Environmental & Shade Tree Commissioners, County Officials and any other interested parties. This seminar is worth 2 Continuing Education Units for towns with a 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan.

Date: Friday 08 May 2015
Time: Registration opens 9:00am. Program runs 9:30am – 11:45am
Place: Bridgewater Municipal Building, 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater NJ.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 1 by emailing Lisa Simms at njtf1@juno.com. Please include name and email address for each attendee. Light refreshments will be served.

tree growth guide

The Arbor Day Foundation offers a robust tree placement assessment resource.