Greenwich Tree Conservancy

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Greenwich Tree Conservancy: Private property owners can protect their trees from extensive pruning, unwanted removal by Eversource

While Eversource has a guideline to clear ground to sky and 8 feet from the lines (UPZ) as they do in many towns, this is not Greenwich’s policy. Nor can Eversource automatically take the tree down if it is not a public safety issue. They often say it’s a safety issue but they are speaking of safety to their lines, not safety to the public. Continue Reading →

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Zoom Meeting Draws Eager Support for Town Trees Marked for Removal

During a hearing run by the town tree warden, residents questioned why when DPW installed sidewalks and granite curbs on Sunshine Ave they installed a guardrail and paved a 21-inch sidewalk between the rail and a 50-inch caliper White Oak tree and then asked the tree warden to remove the tree to make a wider sidewalk. Continue Reading →

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So What’s the Greenwich Tree Conservancy Done for You Lately?

Greenwich Tree Conservancy opposed the cutting down of trees by Eversource and developers, when for example, in January they protested against Eversource efforts to cut down healthy trees as part of their tree cutting program. They protested when there was a hearing on the cutting down of trees at Hamilton Avenue School. Continue Reading →

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