Living Tree Memorial Program

Purpose

To allow advocates and friends of Mandan the opportunity to honor and or memorialize relative and or friends with the planting of a tree in a Park District park.
To assist Mandan Park District with the procurement of new trees providing years of shade, beautification and environmental benefits.

Investment

$300.00 per tree.

Each dedication will be acknowledged on the Living Tree Donor Wall located at the Prairie West Golf Course.

Criteria

The Mandan Park District shall identify parks/golf courses and other locations where trees may be planted. Consideration will be made to accommodate location requests from the donor.

Trees shall be planted and maintained by the Mandan Park District or designated agent. Maintenance of trees shall be in accordance with standard procedure on tree maintenance.

Trees shall be planted at the appropriate planting season – May/June or September/October.

The donor may assist the Mandan Park District with the selection of the tree, however, the final decision shall be the Mandan Park District’s.

Memorial markers may not be placed at the base or on the tree.

Trees vandalized or destroyed by natural causes may be replaced by the Mandan Park District on an as-can basis. Replacement trees will not be the same size as the tree’s most current size.

Approved Tree Choices

Size of trees shall be minimum two inch caliper.

Living Tree Memorial Form


Evergreen Trees

  • BLACK HILLS SPRUCE
  • COLORADO SPRUCE
  • SCOTCH PINE
  • PONDEROSA PINE
  • AUSTRIAN PINE

 

Flowering Trees

  • SPRINGSNOW CRAB
  • SNOWDRIFT CRAB
  • PINK SPIRE CRAB
  • RED SPLENDOR CRAB
  • RADIANT CRAB
  • KELSEY CRAB
  • JAPANESE TREE LILAC

 

Shade Trees

  • LINDENS
  • HACKBERRY
  • BUR OAK
  • OHIO BUCKEYE
  • BIRCH
  • SUGAR MAPLE
  • EMERALD LUSTER MAPLE
  • DEBORAH MAPLE
  • NORTHERN ACCLAIM HONEY LOCUST

 

Questions or comments on the Living Tree Memorial program, please contact Cole at 751.6161.