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Winter Tree Facts

Winter Tree Facts
Trees can be divided into two groups: deciduous trees, which lose all their leaves in autumn and evergreens, which keep leaves on their branches throughout the year. Evergreens, such as holly, usually have leaves which…
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Dumont Winter Festival

Dumont Winter Festival
The Dumont Winter Festival was a phenomenal success! Thanks to Councilwoman Ellen Zamechansky, the Dumont DPW, and the Dumont Police Department and all the volunteers who helped with all the festivities.The Dumont Shade Tree Commission was in attendance handing out lollipops and candy. Santa…
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Mark Your Calendars! DSTC Events

Please Join Friends of the Shade Tree and the Dumont Shade Tree Commission on November 4th 2015, at the Dumont Elks Lodge, 15 American Legion Terrace (Upstairs Room) from 7:30-9:00PM for Birds of Bergen County.  The presentation…
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Dumont Day 2015

Dumont Day 2015
A big branchy thank you to everyone for a wonderful Dumont Day experience. The town came out in force to celebrate and share the day with their families. It was a glorious Fall Day! At…
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Did you know?

Fall Edition Leaves of some trees such as birches, tulip poplars, redbud and hickory, are always yellow in the fall, never red. Leaves of evergreen trees stay green all year but drop some their older…
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Arboretum Garden Committee

Arboretum Garden Committee
FALL CALENDAR: Sat. 9/12/15 - Dumont Day: Come help and chat at the Friends Garden Table... We will have mums and a variety of other plants available for sale. Wed. 10/7/15 7:30 to 9:00 PM,  At…
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Arbor Day 2015

Arbor Day 2015
Arbor Day 2015 was celebrated at the Dumont Arboretum on April 25th. Our elected officials were on hand to join the celebration. The day began with Boy Scout Troop 64 raising the flag and lead-…
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Green Neighborhood Program

Dumont Shade Tree Commission is accepting applications from specific neighborhoods to participate in the Adopt-A-Tree program. If accepted, certain homes within a chosen neighborhood will receive a new healthy 8-12’ tree. The Shade Tree commission…
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Planting Trees

Planting Trees
Adopt-A-Tree Planting Season Did you know?  The Arboretum was officially founded in 2009 as a Shade Tree "Show-And-Tell" by planting special Small, Medium and Large Tree Species which are suitable for street trees in our town.…
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