L-R: Town Councilwoman Sabrina Fiddelman, Town Engineer Rob Wasp, Highway Dept General Foreman John Barreto, Environmental Planner Elizabeth Aitchison, Town Arborist Jimmy Guinee, Supervisor Jaine Elkind Eney, Town Arborist Esteban Nava, Parks Foreman Mike Mendes, Town Administrator Meredith Robson  

Town of Mamaroneck Named Tree City USA

Honoring its commitment to effective urban forest management, the Town of Mamaroneck has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 32nd year.


The Town of Mamaroneck achieved the Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: maintaining a tree board or department; having a tree care ordinance; dedicating an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita; and hosting an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.


“Tree City USA Communities see the positive effects of an urban forest firsthand,” Dan Lambe, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation, wrote in a letter to the Town. “The trees being planted and cared for by Mamaroneck are ensuring that generations to come will enjoy a better quality of life. Additionally, participation in this program brings residents together and creates a sense of civic pride, whether it’s through volunteer engagement or public education.”


The Tree City USA designation is the latest recognition of Mamaroneck’s commitment to enhancing its tree canopy and promoting better air quality. The Virginia A. McGuire Foundation recently awarded the Town $55,000 to plant 110 trees by April 30, 2025. Nearly one year ahead of schedule, the Town completed planting all 110 trees this month! 


“The Town of Mamaroneck is actively working to preserve our community’s long-term health and environmental viability,” said Town Supervisor Jaine Elkind Eney. “This recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation validates our efforts as we strive to bring our Town to a carbon-neutral status while preserving the beauty and character of our community. Towards that end, I am delighted that the Town received the grant from the Virginia A. McGuire Foundation that enabled us to plant 110 trees!”