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A Free Tree Program with Strong Roots

July 13, 2023
• Having trees in or near your property can have multiple benefits. Needham Parks and Forestry makes planting trees easy and free for residents.

In recent years, the town of Needham has been losing trees for a multitude of reasons: Age, weather, disease, infestation and development are all contributing factors. Everyone can have a hand in beautifying their streets and making the community more green. A long-standing program plays match-maker between property-owners and trees, lining up the right planting for the right location, and it is a free service being offered by the town. Yuxiao Yuan reports on this little-known endeavor that can cast some shade in a very positive way.

This story ran as part of the Needham Channel News, a weekly newscast airing on The Needham Channel every Thursday at 7:30pm. The Needham Channel News can be found on the Community Channel: Comcast 9, Astound 15 and Verizon 29. Most Thursdays it also can be viewed on our HD Channel on Verizon 2129, Astound 613 and streaming on this site.