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Wellsboro ShadeTree Commission INFORMATION


The mission of the Wellsboro Shade Tree Commission is to protect and preserve the shade tree canopy in the Borough of Wellsboro.  A comprehensive tree care program has been developed which includes: wellsboro-shade-tree-commission.png

Street Tree Inventory

Hazard Removal Program

Bare Root Planting Program

Group stump removal program

Pruning clinics and demonstrations

Proper tree care for preservation of our shade canopy

Homeowner technical assistance

Planting Plan Approval for Commercial Development

We work in close conjuction with Vinnie Cotrone, Penn State University Urban Forester and Bernie Dincher, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist.

Wellsboro Elms - "Champion Trees of Pennsylvania"

Arbor Day Tree Facts

Emerald Ash Borer Options

Emerald Ash Borer Training, Mansfield University June 18, 2014 (flyer click here)

Wellsboro Shade Tree "Application for Work Permit"

Wellsboro Shade Tree Ordinance

ANSI A300-1995 Tree Pruning Standards

Don't Top Trees "Think Before You Top - Get the Facts"

TreePennsylvania / PA Urban & Community Forestry Council

What is PA Trees?
This site was created as a place to learn about Pennsylvania’s trees, how to care for them, and tap into tree expertise across the Commonwealth. It is designed to help answer many of your questions such as:

How trees grow?
How should they be cared for?
What kind of tree should I plant?
How do trees help our lives and communities?
Why is my tree dying?
What species of trees do I have?
Is my tree safe or will it fail in the next storm?
How do I find a qualified arborist to care for my tree?
Will topping my tree really hurt it?
PA Trees will help you dispel old myths about tree care and find research-based information and resources that will help you care the trees that improve our quality of life.