Shade Tree Division

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Shade Tree at Work

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Since 1979, East Brunswick Has Been Named a "Tree City USA"

Arbor Day Group Picture - Tree City USATree-lined streets give character and serenity to East Brunswick’s suburban neighborhoods. Their natural beauty is maintained and enhanced by the comprehensive Shade Tree Program managed by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services.

More than 30,000 street-side trees are currently cared for by one township shade tree crew who maintain and remove hazardous trees.


The Division of Parks is responsible for maintaining trees:

  • Public areas 
  • Street side
  • Township parks

Residents can contact the Division of Parks at 732-390-6806 to report township tree issues. Should you have a tree emergency during inclement weather or after hours, you may also contact East Brunswick Police Department at 732-390-6900.

Trees Damaging Power Lines

Trees that have fallen and/or are in entangled in power lines need to be reported to your applicable power company. For contact information: