2014-2016 Priorities












tree inventory and analysis

 

Phase one street tree inventory

Framework for  master tree plan

land use planning

Thoughtful consideration of streetscape and canopy as a routine process

improved ordinance

 

Approved zoning ordinance supported by a master plant list

continuing education for
 
tree workers

 

Increased awareness and adoption of best practices

Tree Tenders Training


Increased public involvement in caring for trees


stewardship projects

 

Ardsley Community Center- establish streetscape


Ardsley Wildlife Sanctuary- protect and restore forests , meadows and riparian buffers;  guide design for stormwater management


Crestmont Park- shade the summer camp area and establish  streetscapes


Grove Park- TD Green Streets- plant 100 trees (done in 2015!)


Hallowell Park- establish the streetscapes and upstream buffer trees


Keswick Commons- establish streetscape (done in 2015!)


Roslyn revitalization, including integration with Grove Park

Saturday Morning Tree Tending events to  to ensure proper establishment of trees

 


external funding

 

Funding for development of a master tree plan and pruning of public street trees

Funding for increasing canopy- plant 100 or more trees annually


Funding for restoration of the Ardsley Wildlife Sanctuary

 

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