Category Archives: Events

Prevention through Education: The Home Show Strategy

Too often the first inkling of construction in our neighborhoods is the day the trees come down — but could this be prevented by education to the construction companies and residents planning to remodel or build a new house? TreeStewards and the Arlington County … Continue reading

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Making a Difference in 2013: 4,000 Trees and 5,000 People

The numbers have been crunched from our on-line reporting system and 64 TreeSteward members reported 3300+ service hours in calendar year 2013. More importantly, we provided education over 5,000 times and worked directly with trees 4,000 times. For statisticians reading … Continue reading

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Tree Whips and Whippersnappers

Five hundred young tree whips were distributed to their new Arlington homes on October 26 and a dozen TreeSteward volunteers were present to help families pick out their tree, and learn how to properly plant and care for it. The … Continue reading

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Visiting Tree Nurseries: Kids in a Candy Store

Last fall during Arlington County’s free Tree Distribution day, TreeStewards helped families select the best tree for their yard and provided education on its care. The event is happening again on October 26, and our members are even more involved! … Continue reading

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Tree Canopy Fund Accepting New Applications

Arlington County is offering a deal to homeowners that looks too good to be true. But don’t let that fool you: It is a great deal and county homeowners should jump on it!  It’s called the Tree Canopy Fund and it’s run … Continue reading

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Bluemont Connector Trail Green Corridor

The Green Corridor just got greener on December 13 with the planting of 25 native species trees between Emerson Street and  Illinois Street along the Bluemont Connector Trail.  TreeSteward volunteers joined with staff from the Parks and Natural Resources Division to plant Persimmons, Eastern … Continue reading

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