The Arlington Tree Committee was established in 2010 by the Arlington, MA Select Board.

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MISSION:

To promote the protection, planting, and care of trees in Arlington.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Expand the town tree canopy by increasing tree planting

  • Promote community awareness of trees and their benefits

  • Provide a website about trees and Town services related to trees

  • Provide information about tree selection, planting, and care

  • Maintain a list of recommended trees

  • Raise funds to support the Tree Committee’s mission

  • Support the use and enhancement of the town's street tree inventory view map

TREE INVENTORY
 

An inventory of Arlington's street trees was conducted in 2017 to determine the number of town trees, their valuation, and their condition.  The inventory is also used by the Town for tree maintenance and management. The results can be seen in the Public Tree Inventory Map

TREE PLANTING
 

 

There are several ways residents can help to enhance the tree canopy in their neighborhood:

  • Request a street tree

  • Purchase a tree via the Community Canopy Program

  • Plant a tree on your own property 

NEWS

The Arlington Tree Department has planted 424 new street trees throughout Arlington during fiscal year 2021.  Together with newly planted trees over the past 3 years, over 700 trees are needing water from June through November.

Help new trees survive by watering a street tree near you

COMMUNITY CANOPY PROGRAM
 
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ADOPT-A-TREE PROGRAM
 
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ARTICLE 16 TREE PRESERVATION BYLAW

In 2016, in an effort to preserve the town tree canopy, Arlington passed Article 16 Tree Preservation Bylaw. 

CONTACT US

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arltreecmte@gmail.com

To request a street tree or pruning/removal, contact the Request Answer Center