Category Archives: Events

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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Make Room for Trees: November 14, 2013

A view of current tree plantings – how will increased population affect future plantings? As the population in the Northeast increases to 65 million people over the next few decades, how will this growth affect our ecosystem and our tree … Continue reading

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Tree Walk and Talk: Sunday, July 1, 2012, at 11 AM

Join TreeStewards in a free walk and talk on all things trees. We’ll identify trees and discuss the following questions:  What trees are appropriate for planting near power lines? What is the dollar benefit of trees in reducing air conditioning … Continue reading

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