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While Tree Stewards do not recommend specific companies, we do provide advice for selecting a good service. Above all, we recommend contacting a certified arborist working with a bonded and insured tree company. You could ask for recommendations from neighborhood … Continue reading
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
If you live in Arlington, you can have a shade tree planted in your yard, condo, apartment building, or other private property for FREE. Select from more than 30 native tree species provided through the Tree Canopy Fund. The fund is … Continue reading
Arlington County Parks and Natural Resources Division is providing a variety of native tree species for residents to pick up and plant in their yards this year. Choose from nine large canopy tree species and eight smaller understory trees…all chosen … Continue reading
At this time, we are full for the Fall Class. There may be drop outs and if you wish to be wait listed, we will notify you of any openings before class begins. Applicants will also be considered to start … Continue reading
Last updated 3/23/2021 COVID 19 UPDATE: A new training class will not be scheduled for the fall. At this time, Tree Stewards are not sponsoring public volunteer events, but we will share information on virtual continuing education opportunities on this … Continue reading
Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria are Northern Virginia volunteers who take the lead to enhance a sustainable urban forest through volunteer activities and public education programs. Our volunteer activities include: planting, pruning, mulching and watering of street, park and school … Continue reading
We asked Tree Stewards to share some of their favorite tree books, and here are a few worth putting on your wishlist. Others will be added as more members contribute suggestions. Continue reading
It may be sunny outside, but the light shines brightly from your home computer if you tune in to hear or participate in urban forestry webinars that are offered free. Most, if not all, are archived about a week after … Continue reading