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Mike and Janet D’Orazio Receive Tree Stewardship Award

Posted  February 26, 2014  by  admin

Autumn Flowering Cherry planted in mid-nineties showing off its spring blossoms. Did you know that there is a Cherry tree that blooms both in the spring and the fall?  Mike and Janet D’Orazio received the Marple Tree Commission’s Tree Stewardship Award at the December 2013 meeting of the Board of Commissioners for their Autumn Flowering [...]

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Mission Statement

Posted  January 15, 2014  by  admin

“Recognizing that Marple Township’s community forest is essential to the health and well being of its residents, the Marple Tree Commission works to assure that the trees that grow within our township, on both public and private property, are respected and cared for. We seek to foster a sense of shared commitment by township residents [...]

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The Marple Tree Commission Proudly Announces Re-Leaf Marple 2014!

Posted  January 14, 2014  by  admin

Janis Egan (left), Re-Leaf Coordinator, and Marilyn Jones, homeowner, stand beside Marilyn’s Kousa Dogwood ‘Madison,’ which was planted in the spring of 2013. Marilyn said “I chose a Kousa because I like the idea of having a flowering tree.” Help restore and preserve Marple’s Community Forest. With your purchase of a lovely landscape tree, the [...]

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MTC Honors Tree Adopters with Library Display

Posted  January 13, 2014  by  admin

In December 2013, the MTC honored its Tree Adopters with a display at the Marple Public Library. Since 2009, the Tree Commission has planted 365 trees in our public spaces, and as part of their program to “ReLeaf “ the township, have also planted 34 trees on private property. During this time 207 local families, [...]

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MTC Float Takes Award in 4th of July Parade

Posted  August 14, 2013  by  admin

MTC’S Float Marple Tree Commission’s float took second place in the “Medium Float” category in Marple Newtown’s 4th of July parade (2013). The float, which was constructed by MTC members Rick Ray and Jim Elliott, featured a tree sitting in a landscape among shrubs, garden perennials, and flags. MTC banners hung from either side of [...]

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