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Friends of the Shade Tree is dedicated to:

  1. Develop the Dumont Shade Tree Arboretum along West Shore Avenue, between Madison Avenue and New Milford Avenue in Dumont, New Jersey
  2. Provide Community Educational Programs regarding Shade Trees and the Environment
  3. Foster the planting of Shade Trees in the Community
  4. Foster Master Gardening in, near, and under Shade Trees in the Community
  5. Foster the Environment in the Community

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Please volunteer to be a

“Friend of the Shade Tree”…

  • Acorn Member. Children up to and including Fifth Grade
  • Young Arborist Member. 6th through 8th grades
  • Junior Arborist Member. 9th through 12th grades
  • Arboretum Member. Adults 18 years or older who participate in a volunteer program at or regarding the Dumont Shade Tree Arboretum, including but not limited to participation in, or teaching of, educational programs, arboretum maintenance, garden plantings or environmental programs.

Membership Financial Supporters:

  • Donor $25
  • Sponsor $50
  • Patron $100

Arboretum Supporters:

  • Brick $100
  • Bench $1,500

Donations can be made via PayPal, safe link tab above, or by check made payable to “Friends of the Shade Tree.”  Please mail checks to:

Friends of the Shade Tree

c/o Dumont Shade Tree Commission

50 Washington Avenue

Dumont, NJ 07628