Branching Out

Upcoming events of interest to Tree Stewards and tree lovers

CANCELLED due to rain. Not rescheduled. Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Dyke Marsh haul road entrance

Plant trees and perennials with Friends of Dyke Marsh.  Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, pants, and sun protection.  Bring water and a shovel. Sign up at

Saturday, May 19, 7:45 – 11:15 a.m., Arlington Courthouse Farmer’s Market

Tree Steward volunteers staff an information table at the market. Other dates this summer are June 23, July 28, August 18 and September 15. Contact Carol Weldon at to volunteer.

Wednesday, May 23, 1 p.m., a computer

USDA webinar on urban forest resiliency.

Tuesday, May 29, 7 p.m., Cafe Sazon, 4704 Columbia Pike, Arlington

Tree Stewards Continuing Education Committee meets to plan new programs.

Sunday, June 10, 3 – 5 p.m., Falls Church Arts Gallery, 700-B West Broad St.,

Falls Church                                                  

MEMBERSHIP MEETING + CONTINUING EDUCATION: Tree Stewards and Falls Church tree folks gather for a film about the first city in Virginia to celebrate Arbor Day. Learn how the city works to maintain and increase its tree canopy. Then take a walk in a nearby area of arboreal restoration. Afterward, join Tree Stewards for supper (your expense) at one of The Little City’s fine restaurants.

Monday, June 11, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Urban Forestry Roundtable, 12099 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax

Revisiting Air Quality: The Tree Factor. A panel discussion follows updates on the effects of urban trees on air quality and how to plant healthy air. For more information or to register:





About TreeStewards

TreeStewards of Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia, are trained volunteers who work to protect, preserve, and enhance urban tree canopy through public education and volunteer activities such as planting, pruning, and caring for trees.
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