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Thank you 2015 sponsors!

Bartlett Tree Experts
Cleaves Company, Inc.
Davey Tree Expert Co., Inc.
Hartney Greymont, Inc.
Lueders Environmental, Inc.
McSweeney & Ricci Insurance Company
Olde Colonial Tree & Landscape, Inc.
John Terault, Jr., MCA

Thank you 2015 volunteers 

Acorn Tree and Landscaping
Alan Snow, MCA
American Chestnut Foundation
ArborTech Tree Service
Arborway Tree Care
Barrett Tree Service East
Bartlett Tree Experts, Inc.
Bill Bernardinelli, MCA
Boston Parks and Recreation
Brian Kerrigan, MCA
Butler & Sons
C.L. Frank & Company
Cambridge Landscape Company
Carl Cathcart, MCA
Castanea Arboriculture LLC
Cedarlawn Tree (a division of Bartlett)
Chris Fallon, MCA
Davey Tree Expert Company
David Donoghue, MCA
David Dylewski, MCA
Destito Tree Service
Devin Walsh, MCA
Dodge Tree Service
Dostal Tree Service
Ellis Allen, MCA
Gaffin Tree
Green Jeans LLC
Green Trees Arborcare
Greg Dorr, MCA
Hartney Greymont
Haupt Tree Co, Inc.
Horticultural Technologies
J. Scott Cambra
Jay Girard, MCA
Jennifer Kettell
Karen Cyr, MCA
Landscape America, Inc.
Larkin Tree Service
Leahy Landscaping
Leuders Environmental, Inc.
Lighthall Company
Lincoln Tree and Landscape
Lupien Tree & Landscape
MA Department of Conservation & Recreation
Maltby & Company Inc.
MaryJo Ficocello, MCA
Mayer Tree
Michelle Sullivan, MCA
MR Foti Landscape & Tree
Natural Tree
Nick's Tree & Landscape
Northeastern Tree Service
Northern Tree Service, Inc.
Olde Colonial Tree & Landscape
Race Mountain Tree Services, Inc.
Ray Rose, MCA
Richard Hunt Landscape Company
Robert Presutti, MCA
SavATree, Lincoln MA
Shelter Tree
Sherzi and Company, LLC
Smith College Botanic Garden
South East MTWFA
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Stoner Trees
Storybook Tree Company
Town of Wrentham DPW
Tree Specialists, Inc.
Tree Tech, Inc.

Arbor Day of Service

Arbor Day of Service | April 24, 2015 

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

Massachusetts Communities Benefit from Professional Tree Work

MAA's Arbor Day of Service – Friday, April 24, 2015

Boston, MA — The Massachusetts Arborists Association (MAA) held its annual Arbor Day of Service on Friday April 24, 2015. Several hundred professional arborists mobilized and donated more than $200,000 in services such as tree planting, safety pruning and hazard tree removal to communities in need throughout Massachusetts. This annual statewide volunteer effort is held to build awareness about proper tree care and the importance of working with trained professionals.

Across the state, small and large teams of professional arborists donated their skills to their local communities. More than 40 projects took place at schools, parks, town commons, libraries, cemeteries and community centers across the state. For example, MAA member Carl Cathcart, MCA assembled more than a dozen local tree care companies who focused their volunteer efforts at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln. The group undertook a large tree transplantation, and extensive pruning of many large and ornamental trees, as well as providing museum visitors with educational presentations and materials on the environmental importance of trees.

In downtown Boston, a team of Boston Parks & Recreation employees joined with twelve local tree care companies to undertake a wide variety of much-needed tree work at Olmsted Park. In the western part of the state MAA member tree care companies joined with Smith College arborists to donate more than $20,000 worth of tree work at Child's Park in Northampton.

A list of communities that benefited from MAA's Arbor Day of Service this year:

Abington   Dedham   Ipswich   Medford   Sherborn
Amherst   East Longmeadow   Jamaica Plain   Milton   Watertown
Belmont   Fairhaven   Lenox   Newburyport   Westborough
Boston   Great Barrington   Lexington   Northampton   Worcester
Cape Cod   Hingham   Lincoln   Pembroke   Wrentham
Danvers   Holliston   Medfield   Rowley    

Over the past 30 years, many historically significant sites have benefited from MAA volunteerism including Pilgrim Memorial Park in Plymouth, MA, Castle Hill in Essex, MA and more recently Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA and the Boston Common.

For more information about the MAA's Arbor Day of Service contact the MAA at (508) 653-3320 or visit www.MassArbor.org.

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The Mighty Linden Gets a Trim (pdf)

Celebrating Arbor Day with Westborough Community Land Trust

A Look Back at Arbor Day Celebrations

2014 Arbor Day of Service Recap

2013 Arbor Day of Service Recap

2012 Arbor Day of Service Recap

2011 Arbor Day of Service Recap

2010 Arbor Day of Service Recap

2009 Arbor Day Recap

2008 Arbor Day Recap

For a complete listing of 30 years of MAA Arbor Day celebrations click here.


The Massachusetts Arborists Association (MAA) is proud to be a founding sponsor of New England Grows.