WHAT WE DO... The Trees for Watertown Board of Directors and other interested members meet monthly, nine months of the year, to plan, evaluate, and act on behalf of Watertown's urban forest.
• We advocate for the long-term care, conservation and planting of trees in Watertown.
• We collaborate with Watertown's Tree Warden to educate citizens and institutions on the importance of trees in the urban environment, and to develop plans and policies for the long-term health and well-being of Watertown's urban forest.
• We attend town meetings and give voice to tree issues related to building developments, park renovations, and road improvements.
• We celebrate Arbor Day with the Tree Warden each April by donating the planting of a tree and helping to provide tree seedlings to schoolchildren.
• Your idea here! We welcome new members with ideas and initiative..
HOW YOU CAN HELP WATERTOWN'S TREES
Trees for Watertown welcomes individuals, neighborhood groups, businesses, and organizations to join with TFW in working for the greening of Watertown!
Here are some important activities we are always looking for help with.
• Plant and care for trees in our own neighborhoods • Serve as a public voice for the beauty, value, and requirements of trees
• Collaborate with town departments and other local citizen groups to maintain a healthy environment in Watertown
• Help Watertown neighborhoods organize a neighborhood tree planting
• Learn how to prune trees, identify local tree concerns and find solutions
• Provide educational resources and activities promoting the benefits of trees
• Work on community development strategies to ensure a healthy population of shade trees on urban streets into the future
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER OF TFW
Your annual membership helps demonstrate the value Watertown's citizenry places on trees and helps support TFW's activities.
Active membership is the life blood of TFW! If you'd like to lay your shoulder to the plough with us, we will instantly welcome your energy and ideas! Please join up today, as per TFW's by-laws, you must be a member for at least two months to be eligible to vote as a TFW general member or to serve on the board.
HOW TO DONATE TO TFW
Trees for Watertown is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)3 volunteer citizens organization, incorporated in 1985 in Watertown, Massachusetts. We appreciate your support toward the care, conservation, and planting of shade trees in Watertown.
If you'd like to donate to TFW, please write a check payable to Trees for Watertown and send it to Trees for Watertown PO Box 392 Watertown, MA 02471-0392
Or bring along your donation when you come to a TFW meeting or event.
2015-2017 TFW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Libby Shaw President and Treasurer contact Jane Holden Secretary Dennis J. Duff Member at large David Jay Member at large Genie Johnston Member at large Bob Lauricella Member at large Michele Waldman Member at large