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How to Select an Arborist or Tree Service Company

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

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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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Tree Canopy Fund Education: April 29 & May 11, 2013

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

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Education and Distribution Program: October 15 & 16, 2011

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

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Wait List only for Training Class

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

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Upcoming Events

Last updated 5/26/2020 COVID 19 UPDATE: A new training class will hopefully be scheduled for the fall.  At this time during the Covid 19 outbreak, Tree Stewards are not sponsoring volunteer events as the Surgeon General desires all to stay … Continue reading

About Us

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

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Books for Tree Lovers

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

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Forestry Webinars to Watch for CE Credit

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

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Arlington’s Tree Canopy Fund Survey

In 2008, the Arlington County Board created the Tree Canopy Fund (TCF) to ensure funds contributed by developers who cannot meet tree planting requirements on their sites will be used to plant trees on other private property.  Since then, 1,686 … Continue reading

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