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We welcome you to join in and support our mission:

  1. Develop the Dumont Shade Tree Arboretum along West Shore Avenue, between Madison Avenue and New Milford Avenue, in Dumont, NJ.
  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.

Joining is a great opportunity to meet people with common interests, while knowing that you are helping to preserve local history and support Friends of the Shade Tree.

All membership donations are tax deductible. We are a NJ Not-for-Profit organization with 501(c)3 status with the IRS!

The Shade Tree Newsletter will arrive via email.

You will receive notification of upcoming events via email.

Join a Committee, Donate your expertise or time, or donate money… it all helps!

Volunteer Membership Categories:

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 and 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, environmental programs, and of course the Garden Committee.

Financial Support:

Stumpy – when you see Stumpy at an event, please consider dropping some pocket change in to help support our activities and this website.

Donor – $25

Sponsor – $50

Patron – $100

Buy-A-Brick – $100 – Deadlines are February 14th (Valentines Day) for display at Arbor Day and July 4th (Independence Day) for display at Dumont Day. Bricks will be installed in the plaza by the Gazebo.

Buy-a-Bench – Please contact us for opportunities.

Wreathmaking Event – Support our Scholarship for a Dumont High School Senior! Watch Facebook and your email for announcements.

Thank you!