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Informational Meeting- Additional Tree Removals-City of Cambridge-January 17, 2018
On January 17, 2018, from 6:30- 8:30 PM, there will be an informational meeting with the City of Cambridge Water Department who is planning to remove five (5) more trees along the Cambridge Aqueduct, which approximately follows the Linear Path. The trees to be removed are near Waverley Ave. and Summer St.
For the complete meeting notice, with a link to photographs of the trees and locations, please click on the link below.
City of Cambridge Stony Brook Conduit Informational Meeting Notice.
Tree Hearing Updates
Any written submissions regarding any of the item(s) on this Tree Hearing List are due in the Conservation Office no later than 10:30 am on the morning of the hearing, one hour prior to the actual hearing itself. All written submissions will be taken to the tree hearing and read into the record by the Tree Warden.
Tree Care during critical drought periods
Last year, Watertown was in a drought period during the summer months and drought conditions call different ways of prioritizing how you use your water in the green spaces around your home. Although we are out of the drought period here in Watertown, for information on how to care for your trees during drought conditions please see these two important articles below.
Boston Globe-Metro West-August 10, 2016
Watertown Wicked Local-August 8, 2016
Arbor Day Activities- Arbor Day Activities for April of 2017
The program flyer for Arbor Day 2017 can be seen right here!
Please click on the link below to enjoy a video from Arbor Day 2016 which was held on April 28, 2016 at the Commanders Mansion on Talcott Ave. The video is a courtesy of Watertown Cable Television Network.
Resources & Information Contact
Christopher J. Hayward, MCA Tree Warden
149 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472
Ph: (617) 972-6426
Fx: (617) 972-6484
Photos of Tree and Wires Situations
Hardy Avenue Electrical Fire: