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he spirit of volunteerism is at the heart of the Marple Tree Commission’s (MTC) efforts to preserve and restore Marple’s Community Forest. MTC volunteers include appointed members, associate members, Tree Adopters, and others. The MTC celebrates the commitment and hard work of its volunteers without whom the MTC would cease to exist.

LIST OF 2013 TREE ADOPTERS

LIST OF 2014 TREE ADOPTERS

LIST OF 2015 TREE ADOPTERS

LIST OF 2016 TREE ADOPTERS

Meet the McAllister Family, Tree Adopters
     They take water to their tree on a skateboard.

Meet Tree Adopters from Springton Lake Village
     It takes a village to restore a Tree Canopy.

Meet Vince Brough, Tree Adopter
     “Talking to Vince about environmental care is like preaching to the choir.”

Meet Joan and Richard Wielgoszinski
     Tree Adopters since 2009, caring for trees at New Ardmore Circle.

Meet Rachel Moir
     “I believe that everyone should adopt a tree…”

Meet the Christokumar Family
     “Every member of the family gets involved in watering their tree.”

Meet Taylor Schwartz, Tree Adopter
     This busy teenager somehow manages to find time to water a tree.

Meet Neil Lipson
     This Tree Adopter is a horticulturalist, a pianist, a photographer, and author; in other words, a Renaissance man. Watering a tree at Worrall Elementary School is a way of paying back the school.