Tree Warden

Responsibilities

Responsible for the administrative and manual work for all public shade trees within the Town of Sandwich as required for their:

  • Care
  • Control & Assessment
  • Inventory
  • Maintenance
  • Preservation

Utility Issues Related To Private Trees

  Tree Care

The Tree Warden division plans, manages and implements a public shade tree-care program. It also performs and supervises other related arborist duties including Insect and pest control. Other duties include:

  • Dead or dangerous tree and limb removal
  • Overhanging branch removal
  • Plant and/or transplant trees
  • Tree surgery
  Roadside Maintenance

Tree Warden assists in roadside maintenance and supervision, including, pruning, mowing, brushing, etc.

 Grant Writing

This division writes grant applications for horticultural and landscape preservation or enhancement and implements the grant.

Public Safety

The Tree warden performs a variety of other DPW functions responding to emergency calls regarding public safety, tree and road issues, and any storm related activities including snow and ice removal.

 Report An Asian Longhorned Beetle Find

Asian Gypsy Moth

Black Turpentine Beetle

Do Not Move Firewood

Electrical Service To Homes

Emerald Ash Borer Alert

Gypsy Moth Checklist

Gypsy Moth Fact Sheet

Gypsy Moth What Is Next

Gypsy Moth Before You Move

Municipal Tree Regulations

Plant A Tree

Poison Ivy

Prohibited Plant List

Prohibited Plant List 2

Roadside Brushing

Soluting Branches Recognition

Spotted Lanternfly & Tree of Heaven

Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners

Tick Protection

Tick Watch

Tree Inspection

Watering Suggestions

Winter Moth Alert

Winter Moth Information