Craneridge Woodlands and Habitat

Weblinks, guides, and videos

Download: 2021 DEC Forest Stewardship Plan

Questions? Ideas?
Gwen Alegre
Jennifer Parsons

Need a tree removed?
Complete this form for approval. Questions? Contact Jeff Randall or Sam Lewandowski

Tree Planting Guide Pick the right trees for the right place and how to plant them.

Neighbors Supporting Our Natural Neighborhood

Our mission: The Craneridge Woodlands and Habitat effort inspires and educates residents to improve and maintain a healthy and diverse woodlands habitat.

New for 2022! Pilots! We’re launching “Woodlands Help” pilots in two of our common areas. Our Pilot Overview will provide planned activities, pilot area map, and dates. Get regular updates by joining our Craneridge-only Woodlands Facebook group

Key Pilot Dates
May: Start general communications. Meet face-to-face with neighbors surrounding the Meadow (pilot 1)
May and June: Clean-up Meadow pilot area (Woodlands Committee + volunteers)
May 21: DEC’s Nate Morey on site to inventory pilot areas at the Meadow and across from Mail Center (Woodlands Committee and any interested neighbors)
June: Post-inventory detailed remediation plan developed (Woodlands Committee)
June 11: PRISM (Invasive Species Management Crew) on site to help ID and remove invasive shrubs in pilot areas (Woodlands Committee, Stewards, and Volunteers
July 12: BOD approval of detailed plan of work based on inventory and assessment.
July through October: Work underway (Woodlands Committee, Stewards, and Volunteers)

Photo by Shannon Wichlacz (Eastern Hemlock)
Photo by Shannon Wichlacz (Spring Fern)