City of Salisbury announces Tree and Park item donation program

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SALISBURY, Md. – The City of Salisbury has announced the launch of a tree and park item donation program, giving citizens a way to memorialize or commemorate a loved one, organization, or special event by installing a tree, bench, or other park item.

Officials say this program offers a unique and long lasting way to recognize milestones, come together as an organization for a tree planting, or instill a loved one’s memory for generations to come.

Donors may select native trees from the native tree species referenced in the city’s Tree Canopy Study. Memorial tree sponsors will receive a certificate of acknowledgment for their donation and the tree will be tagged with a message of up to 200 characters.

In addition to being able to donate trees and dedicate trees that are already planted, citizens will also have the option to donate a new park bench or have an existing park bench dedicated to the person or organization of their choosing.

Citizens interested in donating a tree or park item must first fill out a Park and Tree Item Donation application. Once the city has reviewed your application, a representative will reach out to the donor to confirm the donated item, cost, plaque inscription, and any other important details.

To learn more on the program or to fill out an application, click here.

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