If you are interested in becoming involved in the Greenwich Tree Conservancy, please contact Greenwich Green and Clean: GRGREENCLEAN@aol.com for more information. Organizational Meetings began in the Summer of 2006. The draft mission and goals:
GREENWICH TREE CONSERVANCY VISION, MISSION AND GOALS
Vision: A healthy and beautiful town-wide community forest, sustained by an informed citizenry.
Mission: The Mission of the Greenwich Tree Conservancy is to preserve and enhance the tree and forest resources of Greenwich to benefit our community, our health and our quality of life.
GOALS: L E A F ...
Locate and revitalize significant trees and identify sites for new tree plantings.
Educate citizens and businesses on the value and benefit of community trees and the importance of stewardship. Encourage the care and maintenance of existing trees and habitat.
Advocate for policies and funding that will integrate tree protection and stewardship into community planning; advocate for innovative management tools and for operational reforms that will make tree and related ordinances and the agencies that administer them more user friendly.
Foster public-private partnerships to protect and augment our community trees, forest and related habitat, both public and private.