Mission Statement

The Franklin Township Shade Tree Commission promotes the conservation and stewardship of trees throughout the Township by advising township officials regarding planting, care and maintenance of trees on township-owned lands. The Commission will assist Franklin Township residents by increasing awareness of the benefits of arboriculture and providing advice and information regarding the selection, planting and care of trees.


The Franklin Township Community Forestry Management Plan (2015-2019) can be reviewed here.

 5-year Community Forestry Management Plan Certificate