Appleton Farms and Appleton Grass Rides will be closed to the public including all horses traffic on Friday April 26. On that day, Arbor Day, Appleton will be undertaking a massive tree care effort.
The Massachusetts Arborists Association will be volunteering many crews at Appleton on Arbor Day. The work will include pruning, brush clean up, and removal of the invasive Norway Maple. Following Arbor Day, many new native trees will be planted.
Those interested in learning more about the Appleton Tree Care and Renewal program are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, April 10 at 7 pm at the Old House at Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich.