FOMP Logo The Friends of Murrysville Parks Recognition Column acknowledges volunteer hours and donations to help with the removal of the invasive plants, trail maintenance, and improvement of the trails in the Murrysville Municipal Parks. To have one's name inscribed on the column, a donor must donate as follows:
  • TRILLIUM | $5,000 OR MORE
  • BLOODROOT | $2,500 -$5,000
  • DUTCHMAN’S BREECHES | $1,000 -$2,500
  • JACK IN THE PULPIT | $500 -$1,000
If you like walking or hiking in Murrysville's Municipal parks or if you appreciate the green space these parks provide, it is important to know that FOMP works tirelessly to ensure that the parks are in great shape so that local residents and visitors from outside the area can enjoy the original natural beauty of our Western Pennsylvania woods. Please donate or help volunteer your time to FOMP to help protect and restore native Flora and Fauna. Please take a moment to look over our Facebook page at Friends of Murrysville Parks.
January 25, 2016

Tulip Tree (liriodendron tulipifera)

Is one of the largest deciduous hardwood trees in North America.. It is known as the tulip tree for its large flowers which resemble tulips. The […]
January 13, 2016

American Basswood (tilia americana)

This deciduous tree generally grows faster than most other North American hardwoods. It is native to eastern North America. Its life expectancy is approximately 200 years. […]
January 13, 2016

American Beech (fagus grandifolia)

Fagus grandifolia is a species of beech tree native to the eastern United States and Canada. The Latin name translates to beech (Fagus) and large leaf […]
January 13, 2016

American Chestnut (castanea dentata)

This deciduous tree, because of the chestnut blight cryphonectria parasitica, is but rarely found along the Appalachian range and in northeastern America, where it used to […]
January 13, 2016

American Elm (ulmus americana)

This deciduous tree is native to eastern North America as far north as Nova Scotia, and all the way down to Florida. It can withstand temperatures […]
January 13, 2016

American Hornbeam (carpinus caroliniana)

This small native hardwood tree in eastern North America, is also called blue-beech, ironwood, and musclewood. The long,male catkins and the shaggy female flower appear in […]
January 13, 2016

American Sycamore (platanus occidentalis)

The American Sycamore a very fast growing tree, is one of the species of platanus native to North America. It is easily distinguished by its peeling […]