Tree Warden Alan Snow preparing to plant
Actually more like ten trees will be growing soon all along Blue Hills Road, as about a dozen neighbors, tree warden Alan Snow and Town Manager John Musante showed up this morning for a good old fashioned tree planting.
Princeton Elm (resistant to Dutch Elm disease) will grace the Schmidt family front yard
Coordinated by Amherst Shade Tree Committee member Nancy Higgins, the neighborhood won out in a contest with two other streets for the planting services. Last year Town Meeting approved spending $612,000 to purchase 2,000 trees for municipal tree canopy enhancement.
Somewhere in the distance, the Lorax smiled.
Town Manager John Musante center Nancy Higgins Tree Committee rtght