About the network

Activities carried out by Merton Tree Wardens include:

  • Planning, obtains funding, planting and maintenance of community woodlands and hedges
  • Reporting tree problems to the appropriate council officer
  • Plotting of street trees to help update the council’s records
  • Minor maintenance works to existing trees in streets and parks
  • Woodland management tasks on council land
  • Running of the annual Favourite Tree in Merton competition
  • The protection of existing trees, comments on planning applications where trees are affected and aims to increase the borough’s tree canopy cover
  • Assists Friends of parks groups, residents’ associations and other environment groups with their planting projects
  • Produces a regular newsletter which is widely distributed
  • Seeks to make contact with other groups to widen our interest and activities

We have a programme of events planned to suit our members’ interests.

For further details contact Jane Plant.

Contact information

Co-ordinator: Jane Plant
Postcode: SW20
Email: enquiries@treewardensmerton.org.uk
Website: http://www.merton.gov.uk