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 13, 2016

Bigtooth Aspen (populus grandidentata)

A tree native to eastern North America, the latin name populus grandidentata comes from poplar (populus) and coarse teeth (of the leaves) (grandidentata). They begin to […]
January 13, 2016

Black Cherry (prunus serotina)

This cherry tree is native to eastern North America. It can be identified by its broken, dark grey to black bark. It may live up to […]
January 13, 2016

Black Maple (acer nigrum)

This three lobe leafed tree is found in northeast North America. It is very similar to the sugar maple. The black maple is shorter than the […]
January 13, 2016

Black Oak (quercus velutina)

Black oak is in the red oak group, native to eastern North America and is a common tree in well drained moist soils or relatively dry, […]
January 13, 2016

Black Tupelo (nyssa sylvatica)

Black Tupelo is native to eastern North America reaching all the way west to Texas and parts of Mexico. The name tupelo originates from the Native […]
January 13, 2016

Black Walnut (juglans nigra)

The black walnut tree is native to eastern North America. It can be found as far west as South Dakota, and as far south as Texas. […]
January 13, 2016

Boxelder (acer negundo)

This species of maple tree is native to north America. It is a short-lived medium tree with often multiple leaning trunks. Boxelder is one of the […]