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Committee on Public Planting Meeting


Department of Public Works
Main Conference Room
147 Hampshire St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Dave Lefcourt


Committee on Public Planting
June 12, 2024 (Hybrid) | Meeting Agenda
Meeting time 5:30-7:00 pm

In person at 147 Hampshire Street or virtually


1. Review of Meeting Minutes for April & May (5 min)
2. Updates from City Arborist (10 min)

  • Spring tree planting, progress towards annual goals
  • Update on tree well expansion, other sidewalk/road work
  • Number of newsletter subscribers
  • Number of trees adopted - Forest Friends

3. City events - Urban Forestry and CPP outreach (30 min)

  • Biodiversity Day at Danehy Park - update and feedback (Ruth)
  • Fresh Pond Day (June 22) - planning & sign up opportunities (Cindy)
  • Other upcoming events - for this year or next (e.g., Cambridge River Festival - June 15, Cambridge Jazz Festival at Danehy Park - July 27-28)

4. Report back: DCR land and current planting efforts (Robb) (10min)
5. Review draft letter supporting Municipal Reforestation Act (Ruth) (10 min)
6. Other business (20 min):

  • Summary & Update: Page turn session for Linear Park designs
  • Field trip options for July mtg
  • Current public planting issue: black swallow wort (public service announcement options)
  • Subcommittee discussion

7. Public comments (5 min)

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