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Winter Solstice Eve and Winter Walk

Please join the Greenwich Tree Conservancy on the eve of the Winter Solstice 4:00 PM on December 20th at the Garden Education Center as we explore the winter woods with Denise Savageau, Conservation Director for the Town of Greenwich and Lisa Beebe, GEC Director of Horticulture.

We will discuss the beauty of the woods in winter with a focus on the branching structures of trees. Returning inside we’ll learn more about the Winter Solstice and trees as a symbol of renewal in winter holiday celebrations and conduct the Awards Ceremony for our 2012 Awesome Tree Contest, where the winning contestants will receive their awards. Refreshments will be served. Please reserve at:

April 2 – Tree Owner Panel at Sam Bridge Nursery

Please join us on Saturday, April 2 at Sam Bridge Nursery for an informative panel discussion. We’ll talk about Working with Design & Industry Professionals; Tree Protection during Construction; Natives vs. Cultivars
Tree Selection for Storms, Powerlines, etc.; Mulching, Feeding, Irrigation and more! This program is free and open to the public
RSVP requested to JoAnn Messina, GTC Executive Director at or 203-869-1464.

2016 Tree Party Tickets Now Available!

Celebrate Arbor Day ​with us at the ​Tree Party at ​McArdle’s Greenhouse!
April 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm
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Our Fifth Awesome Tree Contest Starts Now!

As the leaves begin falling from the trees, focus your camera on a favorite tree of yours, click, and send the photo to the Greenwich Tree Conservancy’s fifth Awesome Tree Contest. You don’t have to be a professional photographer, just someone who is wowed by the particular shape of a particular tree and you can be a winner. The categories for nominations of awesome trees are as follows:

SEVEN BRIDGES FOUNDATION: Art and Tree Walk with Bruce Spaman on Sunday Oct. 16, 2 pm

Please join us on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 2-4 PM to enjoy the fall landscape and walk in this Greenwich jewel with Town Tree Warden, Bruce Spaman.

The mission of the Seven Bridges Foundation is to promote art by inspiring artists to enhance their creative process. The Foundation serves the public by welcoming them to enjoy art in a natural, beautiful setting where even the landscaping is an undeniable art form.

Weather permitting; space is limited, so please reserve a spot at Meeting location to follow.