Installments at Darien Police Station, Veterans Cemetery and Darien Community Association – We planted 24 new trees and 12 shrubs at the Darien Police Station, Veterans Cemetery and the Darien Community Association. The Growing Concern helped with the installation and donated 4 large Holly trees to the Police Station.
Educational Lecture – The EcoBeneficial Landscape: From Trees to Bees with environmental horticulturist Kim Eierman; co-sponsored by Darien Library, Darien Nature Center, Darien Land Trust and Tree Conservancy of Darien.
Installment of trees donated by Planter’s Choice Nursery – We have planted 30 trees at the DCA, Weed Beach, Pear Tree Point Beach, Ledge Road and Town Hall with funds that we received through our Annual Appeal.
Shin-rin Yoku,Forest Bathing Walks – Spring and fall walks led by Jeff Wyant, Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, in Woodland Park and Selleck’s Woods.
Annual Tree Sale – This past year,we sold over 90 trees that were planted at private homes and town properties.
Spring Grove Cemetery and Veterans Cemetery – 25 trees planted along Hecker Avenue and the Post Road.
Shinrin-yoku walk hosted by Jeffrey and Donna Wyant, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Candidates with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy Guides & Programs.
Educational Lecture – Bark: Get to Know Your Trees, with naturalist Michael Wojtech; a co-sponsored lecture at the Darien Library.
Celebration of Trees Photo Contest – Our 4th town-wide photo contest for all ages, with an opening night reception at the Darien Nature Center and more than 100 photos.
Trails Discovery Day – TCD educated visitors with tree-related information and activities Darien Land Trust’s event at Selleck’s Woods.
Tilley Pond – 35 trees were planted to help reforest and beautify the park, including a living memorial in honor of Keith Barker, former owner of The Gardener’s Center.
Annual Tree Sale – Last year we sold 30 trees that were planted by private individuals in town. This year 18 trees have been purchased to date.
Center Street South Parking Lot – Further enhancement included planting additional trees, shrubs and flowers adjacent to the CVS building.
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