Marple Tree Commission

2017, A Banner Year for Re-Leaf Marple

Posted  September 1, 2017  by  admin

A Dogwood (foreground), Okame Cherry (background) and Himalayan Birch were planted by Re-Leaf  Marple at a home on Barclay Lane. ongratulations to Janis Egan, Re-Leaf Marple project coordinator, and Rick Ray, MTC horticulturalist, who “singlehandedly” planted 47 trees on Marple homeowners’ properties in 2017. Re-Leaf Marple helps homeowners to beautify their landscapes and to restore […]

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Marple Tree Commission

Marple Celebrates Arbor Day

Posted  June 6, 2017  by  admin

Harris Nowotarski, of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Resources, Bureau of Forestry, and Marple commissioner Dan Leefson hold the township’s Tree City USA flag. ith a week to go before this year’s actual date, the Marple Tree Commission celebrated Arbor Day, April 21, by planting a black locust at North Malin Road tot lot. […]

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MTC Presents a Must-See Presentation on the Emerald Ash Borer!

Posted  May 1, 2017  by  admin

Neil Lipson and Jim Elliott have put together this must-see PowerPoint presentation on the threat of the Emerald Ash Borer beetle, affecting anyone who has ash trees on their property. Marianne Price and Rick Ray also contributed to this important project, to bring you the information you need to deal with this imminent threat. Click […]

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The impact of a community forest. Imagery provided by Google Earth.
Marple Tree Commission

Mission Statement

Posted  October 4, 2015  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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