By Vince Crockenberg, Contributor

Photo by Vince Crockenberg

On a brisk, overcast Sunday morning this week, Charlotte Tree Tribe members VJ Comai, who is also Burlington’s city arborist, and Sue Smith, Charlotte’s deputy tree warden, trimmed the young maple trees on the south side of Ferry Road downhill and just west of the intersection with Greenbush Road. The trees were planted as saplings with money provided by the Rutter Family Charlotte Beautification Fund, which made the town’s roadside tree restoration project possible.