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Shade Tree Commission, November Meeting

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Shade Tree Commission, November Meeting

Time: November 14, 2016 from 7pm to 8pm
Location: Ridley Park Borough Hall
Street: Ward & Cresswell Streets
City/Town: Ridley Park, Pa
Website or Map: http://www.ridleyparkonline.c…
Phone: 610.532.2100
Event Type: shade-tree, commission, meeting
Organized By: Ridley Park Borough
Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2016

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Event Description

The Shade Tree Commission is concerned with all things green and growing in Ridley Park, especially trees and trees giving shade to our buildings and residents and walkways. The committee also lends opinion to all matters involving trees and plantings in the Borough. Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month. All are invited. Wheelchair accessible.

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Comment by Michael S. Taddei on November 6, 2016 at 8:54am

Good Morning. Yesterday afternoon, about 2 or 3 dozen saplings were planted around the rim of the East Lake Park lake. I took a look at them while walking my dog this morning. 

I am all for new trees but where they were planted yesterday by folks helped by a back hoe and two Delaware County vans might be a little controversial. Almost all of the new trees are right up at the edge of the water. A cluster of six or so surround the dock. Other clusters fill in open spaces between older growth trees. A few appear to be very close to the waters edge on the narrow south edge of the lake that is a path used by people fishing that side of the lake.

Does anyone know where I can find information about the project that sponsored this effort? I am curious to see if there was a reason for where they were located. Someone earlier in the week marked the planting locations with orange flags and spray paint, so it was evident that the locations were pre-scouted.

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