Shade Tree Division

Free Seedlings - June 6, 2020


Saturday, June 6, 2020
9am to 11am - While Supplies Last
Crystal Springs Family Waterpark Parking Lot - 380 Dunhams Corner Road

Social Distancing guidelines must be adhered to during this event. Masks & gloves will need to be worn and no one will be permitted to leave their vehicles at any time. You will drive thru the Crystal Springs Family Waterpark parking lot, receive a bag with 5 different seedling species that will be color-coded along with instructions on how to store, care for, and plant the trees.

2020 Seedling June 6 poster

Shade Tree at Work

Arbor Day 2020 

We will celebrate Arbor Day 2020 from home and want you to share your pictures of tree plantings you may do and tag with #ArborDayAtHome and #ArborDayEB.  The free tree seedling distribution has been postponed to a date later in 2020 and is currently TBD.

BTB Planting Tree

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.

Responsibilities

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: