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Memorial/Recognition Bench & Tree Program

Contact Parks

140 Airport Road
Fort McMurray, AB  T9H 4P1

T: (780) 799-5832
E: contact.parks@rmwb.ca

The memorial/recognition program provides individuals, groups and organizations an opportunity to contribute towards tree planting or benches to remember, observe or acknowledge an event, occasion or person.

Memorial/Recognition Tree

  • $800
  • Choice of tree (see below)
  • Memorial plaque
  • Tree to be located in parks or other natural settings. Suggested locations will be confirmed prior to installation.

Tree Choices

Coniferous:
  • Colorado Spruce
  • Scots Pine
  • Swiss Stone
  • Siberian Larch
Deciduous:
  • Fruit bearing - Crab Apple, Russian Olive, Mountain Ash
  • Other - Ash, Linden, Maple

 

 

 

 

Memorial/Recognition Bench

Please choose from one of the following packages:

Bronze ($1,200)

  • Standard wooden bench with gravel pad
  • Memorial Plaque
  • Bench location to be in a natural setting

Silver ($1,800)

  • Standard cedar bench or metal bench, on a broom finished concrete pad
  • Memorial plaque
  • Bench location to be in a park setting adjacent to a Class 1, 2, or 3 trail, activity node or passive recreation area

Gold ($2,500)

  • Cedar bench with a broom finished concrete pad
  • Memorial plaque
  • Bench location to be in a park setting adjacent to a Class 1, 2, or 3 trail, activity node or passive recreation area

Platinum ($3,200)

  • Metal donation bench (including plaque)
  • Broom finished concrete pad
  • Bench location to be in a park setting adjacent to passive recreation areas


Application Form


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Your full name:
Phone number (home):
 
Phone number (cell):
 
Phone number (work):
 
Email address:
 
Street address:
City:
Postal code:
Type of Memorial/Recognition:
BenchTree
Package type or tree type (see details above):
Tree name (if applicable):
Suggestion for location of tree or bench:
Plaque Line 1 (Tree type):
Plaque Line 2 (choose one):
In memory ofTo honorSponsored by
Plaque Line 2 (option):
Plaque Line 3 (choose one):
Person's NameOrganizationEvent
Plaque Line 3 (option):
 

Guidelines

  • Memorials, once established will become the exclusive property and responsibility of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
  • Tree or bench locations will be determined by the Manager of the Parks Branch and the applicant.
  • The Parks Manager shall have the final approval on the location and nature of a memorial/recognition bench or tree.
  • Any and all costs associated with the installation will be the responsibility of the applicant, and will be agreed upon in writing through the application process.
  • Memorials should be consistent with their surroundings.
  • Trees, benches and plaques will be in accordance with Municipal standards, specifications and species.
  • Donors are responsible for arranging all media contacts and ceremonial arrangements. If a formal ceremony is to accompany the installation the ceremony program must be outlined in advance and approved by the Parks Manager.
  • Subsequent maintenance and replacement will be carried out by the Parks Branch.
  • If required, the tree/bench may need to be relocated. The purchasing party will be notified if possible and another suitable location will be chosen.

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