Tree Commission

  • A group of people hold a Tree City USA bannerHeather Waters, Co-Chair
  • Stephanie Guereschi, Co-Chair
  • Elaine Ferguson, Secretary 

To contact the Tree Commission, please email treecommission@townofmanlius.org.

Meetings

The 2022 Tree Commission meetings will be held at Manlius Town Hall, 301 Brooklea Dr., Fayetteville, NY 13066 at 5:00PM. 

  1. Tue Jul. 19

  2. Tue Aug. 16

  1. Tue Sep. 20

  2. Tue Oct. 18

  1. Tue Nov. 15

  2. Tue Dec. 20

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Membership

  • The Tree Commission is comprised of between 7 and 9 members. 
  • At least 5 members shall be Town Residents. 
  • The terms shall not exceed 3 years and all members shall serve without compensation. 

Tree City USA

The Town of Manlius is proud to be an official Tree City as part of the Tree City USA program with the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.  In 2022 the Town of Manlius will be in its 19th year as a Tree City to learn more go to the Tree City USA Program webpage

Standards

To qualify as a Tree City USA community, a town or city must meet 4 standards established by The Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters. 

  • An Arbor day Observance or Proclamation    
  • A Community Forestry program 
  • A Tree Care Ordinance   
  • A Tree Commission

These standards were established to ensure that every qualifying community would have a viable tree management plan and program.


Resources

Gardens & Gutters Spring Newsletter 2019

Gardens & Gutters Guide to Stormwater Runoff

Gardens & Gutters Fall Newsletter 2019

Gardens & Gutters May Spring 2020

Gardens & Gutters September 2020

Gardens & Gutters October 2020

Gardens & Gutter May 2021

Gardens & Gutters July 2021