Author Archives: Bill Anhut

Joyeous Tree Adoptions!

Over 400 tree whips were adopted in Arlington on October 4, 2014 with the assistance of TreeSteward volunteers. Each adoptive family received a Tree Owners Manual as well as individualized education from a TreeSteward on selecting, planting and maintaining the … 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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Relax: The Solution to Cicadas and Trees

The hype is everywhere: We are being invaded by 17 year cicadas which emerge from the ground by the thousands every 17 years.The cicada nymphs hang out in trees, shrubs, and other plants, and then molt into adulthood. Adult males … Continue reading

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We Are All Stewards of Trees

Our mature trees are a community amenity, enhancing property values by making our neighborhood highly desirable.  I believe all of us have a duty to be tree stewards during our short time on the planet.  Those of us lucky enough … Continue reading

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Our Notable Trees

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the sweet earth’s flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; … Continue reading

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