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As much as Arlington values its trees, the county is challenged by its increasing population and the development that this brings. Areas in red on the map have lost tree canopy since 2011, largely as the result of infill development. … Continue reading
Local urban foresters and naturalists are concerned about reports that a bug that can damage grapevines as well as fruit and other trees has been found in Winchester, Virginia. The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) was detected in Frederick County on … Continue reading
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
Trees have many benefits. They provide shade, beauty and tranquility, cool the air, soak up greenhouse gases, emit oxygen, and help to shelter and feed birds and other wildlife. Native trees are especially important because they can support a huge … Continue reading
What’s scarier than bumping into a spider web, a witch, a black cat or a bat in the dark of All Hallows Eve? It’s a zombie plant that harbors rodents and mosquitoes on the ground but morphs into a killer … Continue reading
Arlington County Tree Canopy Fund Information Session Monday, November 6, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA 22206 Are you interested in getting a tree for your yard or property? Please join us for an information … Continue reading