Portrait of George Washington Borough of Washington, Warren County, New Jersey


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Tree City USA

Mission Statement

It is the declared policy of the Borough of Washington Shade Tree Conmmission to preserve and maintain as many trees within the Borough as possible by:
  • Reducing tree loss during development
  • Reducing damage to standing trees during construction
  • Providing for replacement of trees lost during conctruction
  • Providing for planting of trees where none occurred previously
  • Providing for the maintenance of preserved trees after construction is completed
  • Maintaining the health of trees in our parks, right-of-ways and urban areas
  • Increasing public education and supoport for urban forestry
  • Generating funds to support urban forestry
Term Expires
Kathy Halpin, Chairman
Suzanne Marr
Scott McDonald
Gary Pohorely, Secretary

Important Links

Article: Type of Pruning Depends on Age of Tree
Article: Critical Environmental Collapse
Trees Do Not Commit Suicide They Die of Neglect

An old tree doesn't get taller

Time to Remember the Benefits of Healthy Trees

International Society of Arboriculture

National Arbor Day Foundation
JCP&L Request Tree Work
New Jersey Department of Transportation Tree Work (Choose "Maintenance")
Proud member of Tree City USA

  Volunteers are needed. Inquire at the Municipal Building 908-689-3600 x 116

Note: Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of January through June & September, October & November at Washington Borough Hall,100 Belvidere Avenue, 7:00 p.m