Tree 4 All at the Bridgewater Farmers Market

Bridgewater Mayor Dan Hayes Announces Fall Tree Dedication Ceremony

 

The Bridgewater Township Shade Tree Board (Team Arbor) and the Assam Foundation of North America (AFNA) are pleased to announce, Tree 4 All at the Bridgewater Farmers Market, a tree dedication ceremony to honor the internationally renowned forester Jadav Payeng.  The free community event will take place on Sunday, October 13th at 11:00 AM at the Bridgewater Farmers Market held at the Bridgewater Library (1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater).  The event will include a memorial tree dedication, live music, dance, and other community activities.  The ceremony is sponsored through the support of Sanofi.

The event also celebrates Bridgewater’s achievement as a Tree City USA town for 21 consecutive years and honors the community for its commitment to effective urban forest management.  Bridgewater will apply for the Tree City USA status again in 2019.  The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.

For more information about the Tree 4 All celebration, please feel free to contact Kristen Schiro, Director of Human Services, by telephone at (908) 725-5750 or by email at kschiro@bridgewaternj.gov.  Additional information about the Assam Foundation of North America is available at www.assamfoundation.net.