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Update for Arbor Day

The Township of Maple Shade will celebrate Arbor Day and honor trees on Friday, April 26 by planting two dogwood trees at Collins Park and a red maple at the Woodlawn Sports Complex. Yocum School will also be planting a tree as they have for the last several years. However you choose to celebrate Arbor Day, at a minimum, get outside to enjoy and appreciate the trees in our area and the many benefits they provide; aesthetically, providing shade, reducing erosion, providing a sense of well-being, cooling the environment, and so many more.

Speaking of trees, did you know Maple Shade is a member of the New Jersey Urban and Community Forestry Program and has a Community Forestry Management Plan (CFMP)? You can see this document on our web page at The CFMP is due to be revised by 2025 and will include community involvement. More details on this will be provided at a later date.

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