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Shade Tree Commission

Promotes the beautification of public spaces encourages good planting and landscaping of private spaces.

MEETING TIME & LOCATION

The Springfield Township Shade Tree Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Springfield Township Administration Building, 1510 Paper Mill Road, Wyndmoor.

AGENDAS & MINUTES

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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SHADE TREE COMMISSION MEMBERS

NAME

TITLE

TERM*

Ann Breen Chair

term expires 7/2022

Jennifer Ponce Vice-Chair term expires 7/2021
Ted Bell Member term expires 7/2022
Tom Pryzblinski Member term expires 7/2023
Jamie Corley Member term expires 7/2023
James Lee Commissioner Liaison
Brandon Ford Staff Liaison

*It is customary for the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners to reappoint advisory board volunteers unless that volunteer expresses an interest to no longer serve on their respective advisory board. If you are interested in serving on a board with no vacancies, we encourage you to attend their meetings as a member of the general public. 

Exceptional Trees of Springfield Township

Do you have an "exceptional tree" located on your property?  Exceptional trees are those that are either significant as a single tree or as a grouping of trees, and are unique because of their historical, ecological or aesthetic value. If you know of an exceptional tree that is located in Springfield Township, the Shade Tree Commission invites you to report the location, variety, size and estimated age of the tree via the Contact Form so that we can include it on a map of Exceptional Trees of Springfield Township [Google Map].

Helpful Information about Trees

  • Not sure what tree to plant at your home or business?  Visit the Arbor Day Foundation Tree Wizard
  • Trees help manage stormwater runoff!  Click here to see how trees can help flooding in your neighborhood and help make Springfield Township a healthy and vibrant place to live.
  • Plant One Million Trees is a regional partnership with the goal of planting one million trees throughout 13 counties in southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Learn how you can help their efforts by planting a new tree on your property. 
  • PhillyTreeMap is a web-based map showing the location of trees in the greater Philadelphia region. Please visit and add your trees to their data base.
  • Find out why Trees Are Good.
  • The Tree Benefit Calculator allows anyone to make a simple estimation of the benefits individual street side trees provide.