Author Archives: Nora Palmatier

Winter Tree Care

The winter months are a great time to catch-up on tree maintenance and prepare for the spring growing season.  During the summer months, it is important to water trees but generally not perform maintenance (i.e. pruning or pest treatments); while … Continue reading

Posted in Tree Care | Tagged ,

Christmas Tree Choices: Living, Cut, or Artificial

‘Tis the season in which many believe the holidays would not be complete without a decorated tree. For those who care about their own environmental impact, the good news is you can follow your traditional celebration with a clear conscious! … Continue reading

Posted in Tree Care | Tagged ,

Winter Tree ID Presentation November 10, 2015

Arlington County Urban Forester Vincent Verweij gave a great presentation to TreeStewards last week on winter tree ID.  The entire presentation is available at https://treestewards.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/winter-tree-id-vverweij.pdf  

Posted in Education | Tagged ,

From Current President Nora Palmatier

TreeStewards Arlington & Alexandria Annual Meeting with elections for the Board of Directors and officers will be Tuesday, July 14 at Fairlington Community Center.  Socializing begins at 6:30 PM and a very important organizational meeting begins at 7:00.  We members … Continue reading

Posted in Events

Continuing Care and ID at Four Mile Run Park

Just like human babies, newly planted trees need ongoing care and protection. In April 2013, TreeStewards and Casey Trees planted twenty-five young trees in Four Mile Run Park off Mt. Vernon Avenue.  And over the last two summers, TreeSteward Kurt Moser … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Tree Care | Tagged , ,

Tree Walk at Bon Air Park: Saturday, June 21, 2014

Come learn about trees — how to identify them, ideas for your yard, maintenance tips and much more.  TreeStewards will be leading walks and answering question at Bon Air Park this coming Saturday, June 21.  Walks will leave at 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Education | Tagged