About Us

Tree and Grounds Division

The Department of Tree and Grounds oversees the care of trees, parks, and cemeteries in town. It was created in 2011 by merging together the tree division and the parks division. It is made up of 7 full time staff members, 2 work on the tree crew and 5 work on the parks crew..

Staff
Grounds Crew
- Foreman
- Pool Operator
- Parks Operator
- Equipment operator
- Truck Driver
- Labor  

Tree Crew
- Tree Maintenance worker
- Labor

Areas Maintained by Tree and Grounds

School Areas:
North Amherst School 1.8 acres
Cushman School 2.0 acres
Wildwood School 0.7 acres
Junior High School 5.2 acres
Amherst-Pelham Regional High School 18.9 acres
East Street School 2.0 acres
Fort River School 12.5 acres
South Amherst School 2.0 acres
Crocker Farm School 7.7 acres

Large Parks and Commons
Cushman Common 0.45 acres
North Amherst Common 0.33 acres
Mill River Recreation Area 5.87 acres
Sweetser Park 0.76 acres
Groff Park 9.06 acres
Plum Brook Ball Field 5.58 acres
Southeast Common 1.33 acres
Community Field & Memorial Pool 9.18 acres
South Amherst Common 2.26 acres
Kiwanis Field 2.07 acres
Center Common (2) 2.63 acres

Cemeteries
North Cemetery                           5.50 acres
West Cemetery 5.20 acres
South Cemetery 3.73 acres

Notes
Parks and Commons are mowed once a week or as needed

Athletic fields are mowed twice a week or as often as needed. 








 Cushman Common 0.45 acres 
 North Amherst Ball Field 1.58 acres 
Mill River Recreation area  5.87 acres
Sweetser Park 0.76 acres 
 Groff Park 9.06 acres 
Plum Brook Ball field  5.58 acres 
Southeast Common  1.33 acres 
Community Field and Memorial Pool  9.18 acres 
 South Amherst Common 2.26 acres 
 Kiwansis Field 2.07 acres 
 Center Common (2) 2.63 acres 

 Cushman Common 0.45 acres 
 North Amherst Ball Field 1.58 acres 
Mill River Recreation area  5.87 acres
Sweetser Park 0.76 acres 
 Groff Park 9.06 acres 
Plum Brook Ball field  5.58 acres 
Southeast Common  1.33 acres 
Community Field and Memorial Pool  9.18 acres 
 South Amherst Common 2.26 acres 
 Kiwansis Field 2.07 acres 
 Center Common (2) 2.63 acres