2017 Highlights:

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 – To date, we have planted 9 trees at the DCA (5 Redbud, 3 Dogwood, and 1 White-Flowering Redbud), 7 trees at Weed Beach (5 Linden and 2 Hibiscus) and 3 at Pear Tree Point Beach (3 Linden).


2016 Highlights:

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.

unnamed-1Tilley 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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