Tree Advisory Group

Mission

The Tree Advisory Group (TAG) is charged with promoting community tree health, in coordination with the Tree Warden and local and state agencies. Through organized tree plantings, educational publications and long-range planning, TAG members will contribute their knowledge and enthusiasm for trees to ensure the long-term survival and annual care of public and private trees in Weston.

Appointment

Members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and serve a three-year term. Meetings are monthly at Town Hall, with outdoor/on-site meetings as needed. 

Duties & Activities

Their activities may include:

  • Assist with ongoing Tree Health Inventory and Tree Removal lists
  • Educational Tree Manual, events and pamphlets
  • Grant applications for special projects
  • Organize Arbor Day celebrations, Tree City USA compliance
  • Organize tree plantings (such plantings in municipal parks, traffic islands or around town buildings shall be reviewed by the Public Spaces Committee)
  • Spearhead historic area tree preservation efforts

TAG will make recommendations relative to the above mission on town-owned land to the Tree Warden and the Board of Selectmen.

GIS Information

Information on Town planted trees can be found through the Geographic Information Systems' MapsOnline. Viewers can request to view town-planted trees. By clicking the info tab, viewers can follow the screen directions to find location, genus, and more. 

Members


  • Lori Hess, Chair
    Term expires: 2020
  • Kristin Barbieri
    Term expires: 2021
  • Nina Danforth
    Term expires: 2019
  • Marilyn Doyle
    Term expires: 2021
  • Barbara Fullerton
    Term expires: 2021
  • Luke McNeil
    Term expires: 2019
  • Laura Perry
    Term expires: 2020
  • Edward J. Recka
    Term expires: 2020
  • John J. Skillman
    Term expires: 2019

Ex-Officio


  • Tom Cullen, Tree Warden & DPW Director
  • Parks & Cemeteries Supervisor