Shade Trees

Mansfield has been selected a Tree City USA consistently by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

MANSFIELD – The city of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission is pleased to announce an Educational Public meeting to be held on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Lake Park Pavilion.

In their ongoing commitment to providing service and educational opportunities to the residents of Mansfield, the members of the Shade Tree Commission are pleased to offer this free, educational session.

The agenda for the evening is multifaceted and includes members of the Shade Tree Commission explaining the role of the Shade Tree Commission in Mansfield, the B&O Walking Trail Arboretum, the City of Mansfield Heritage Tree program and much more including how to contact the Commission members for assistance.

The Shade Tree Commission is pleased to announce our keynote speaker is Jim Chatfield, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist at the Ohio State University Extension. Mr. Chatfield will present: “Why Trees Matter.”

Attendees will learn about how one can easily determine the economic value of the environmental services trees in our community, on your street, or in your yard provides.

Following that keynote address, the floor will be open for a question-and-answer session to discuss local resources and planting standards.

In keeping with the current COVID policies of the City of Mansfield, masks will be required for those who are not vaccinated.

For more information contact Kim Hildreth, Project Planner, Engineering Department at 419-755-9702 or email at: khildreth@ci.mansfield.oh.us.

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