Shade Tree Inquires
If you have a qustion about a shade tree, or would like to report a problem with a shade tree, please fill out the Shade Tree Form and return to the Washington Township Municipal Building.
Morris County Shade Tree Management
W. Hanover Ave.,
Protects and cares for trees and ornamental plant life along the rights-of-way of the country road system. Operates a leaf mulch program and nursery to provide trees for roadside planting. Provides consultation to municipalities and non-profit groups.
- New Jersey Shade Tree Federation . Visit this website for Emerald Ash Borer and Spotted Lanternfly information as well as many other issues dealing with Shade Trees.
- NJ Division of Parks & Forestry
- Trees are Good
- Why Topping Hurts Trees
- Proper Mulching Techniques
- Benefits of Trees
- NJ Board of Tree Experts
- International Society of Arboriculture
Public Gardens & Arboretums
Branch Brook Park
Mill Street Entrance
Largest collection of flowering cherry trees in the world.
County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Road
Many varieties of deciduous trees including Oaks, Maples, Chinese Elm, Lindens, Japanese Snowbell, Larch.
80 Route 206 South
908.722.3700 or 908.243.3627
Large collection of 100 and 200 year old trees; State Champion trees Amur Cork Tree, Red Oak, Sycamore, Burr Oak, 9 species of Elm trees, Weeping Beech, Gingko, Norway spruce grove.
Florence and Robert Zuck Arboretum
Many native trees including White Oak, Black Oak, American Beech and Sugar Maples.
Frank G. Helyar Woods
Rutgers University/Cook College Campus
New Brunswick NJ
Pine tree grove, Christmas tree plantation. Over 45 different species of trees native to both upland and bottomland sites.
53 East Hanover Avenue
Witchhazels, magnolias, dogwoods, Japanese maples. Many lesser known trees. A superb Stewartia. Native trees. Evergreens .Blue Atlas Cedar, Japanese Umbrella Pine and Arizona Blue Cypress.
Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road
Crabapples, dogwoods, redbuds, cherries, plus many lesser known varieties.
Princeton University Campus
Off Washington Road
American Beech, European Beech, Tulip Tree, Dawn Redwood, Gingko, Himalayan Pine. Many native trees.
Rutgers Display Gardens
New Brunswick, NJ
One of the largest collections of American hollies in the world, small tree and shade tree collections birch, Japanese maple, small magnolia, crabapples.
Ringwood State Park
Morris Road off Sloatsburg Rd
New Jersey’s official Botanical Garden. Crabapples, Horse Chestnuts, Magnolias. Copper beeches. Evergreens– Blue Atlas Cedar, Japanese Umbrella Pine
Chester Township, NJ
Many unusual species, including a superb Dawn Redwood. Gingko. Japanese maples. Collections of magnolias, cherries, dogwoods, willows. Oaks from all over the world.