Do you have a historic tree on your property, or do you know of a
tree in the Township that could be historic? We want to know about
it! Historic trees are significant because they have witnessed
historic or cultural events, are associated with famous people or
places, or have a unique quality such as being remarkably old or
take an unusual shape. Help us create a Historic Tree Registry for
the Township by emailing the details of your historic tree to email@example.com
The next time you decide to plant
something in your yard, make sure you’re not planting an invasive
species! Invasive plants grow rapidly, are difficult and expensive
to control, and push native plants out of their natural areas. They
are damaging not only to other plants, but to the entire ecosystem.
Invasive plants eliminate food and habitat for wildlife, alter
nutrient cycling in soils, and can inhibit native plant
regeneration, typically by growing over the existing plant and
blocking it from the sun.
are some ways you can help to avoid the spread of invasive plants:
Avoid using known invasive
Remove invasive plants when
they are present in low numbers or when they are confined to a
small area before they become a problem.
Dispose of removed invasive
Clean equipment that has
been used in an area having invasive plants.
Instead, choose plants that are native or noninvasive to your area.
Natives are often adapted to a specific environmental niche, and
have natural controls that keep them in balance. Native plants in
Pennsylvania include sunflowers, turtleheads, sycamore trees, sugar
maples, and Indian grass.
you’d like more information about native and invasive plants in our
Are you looking for a special way to honor an
exceptional person? Is there a special event you wish to
commemorate? Would you like to recognize an organization that
supports the community?
If so, consider sponsoring a dedication bench that
will be placed in prominent view for the public to appreciate for
years to come. The Doylestown Bike and Hike Committee is
offering an attractive steel bench set in concrete and placed along
one of the bike/hike paths or in the surrounding Doylestown area. Your donation of $2500 will provide for the bench with a permanently
inserted bronze plaque, and its installation. The wording of the
dedication and site of installation would be recommended by you.
If the idea of this unique tribute interests you,
please contact us through Doylestown Township at(215)
348-9915 or Doylestown Borough at (215) 345-4140 or
click here for the order form.