The Ridgefield Town Tree Committee has some vacancies. The Conservation Commission may appoint four of the members and the Board of Selectman appoints three members. Tree Committee meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month. Their mission is to encourage Ridgefield to commit community effort and resources to preserving and improving trees and greenscape. The Tree Committee advises and consults with the Tree Warden on matters pertaining to alterations or revisions to the Forestry Management Plan; policies concerning selection, planting, maintenance, and removal of trees, shrubs and other plants within town; and the development of community education programs.