What is the Memorial Tree/Shrub Planting Program? Residents of Charlottetown, the Business community, and visitors to our beautiful City are invited to dedicate a Tree or Shrub to be planted in the City of Charlottetown's open spaces and park grounds, to leave a lasting memorial.
This gift could commemorate a significant occasion such as an anniversary, birth of a child, special event, or the passing of a loved one.
What kinds of trees/shrubs can be planted? The City of Charlottetown has compiled a suitable list which you are able to choose your Tree/Shrub from.
Lists will vary as to the plant availability, available planting locations and diversity of plant material requirements.
An active list can be obtained at City Hall.
What is the Cost of planting a Tree or Shrub? The cost of the Tree Memorial Planting is $500.00.
The cost of the Shrub Memorial Planting is $100.00.
What does this price include? The price for the Tree Memorial would include a large caliper tree, planting and maintenance for the life of the tree.
The price for the Shrub Memorial would include an established 2 gal shrub, planting and maintenance for the life of the shrub.
All memorials would be recorded in a Memorial Book which would be located in Charlottetown City Hall.
Are the Memorial Donations Tax Deductible? Yes. All Memorial Donations are tax deductible. An official receipt will be issued by the year-end in which the donation was made.
How is the Planting Location Chosen? The specific location for the Tree/Shrub Memorial Planting Program will be coordinated with the Urban Beautification & Forestry Department.
Give Us a Call! If you are interested in further information regarding the Memorial Tree/Shrub Planting Program please contact the City of Charlottetown, Urban Beautification & Forestry Department at (902) 566-5548.