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Category Archives: Arlington Tree Canopy
Tree Stewards Do i-Tree Canopy Measurement from their Desks
By Nora Palmatier, President Ever since Tree Stewards’ first tree census project at Ft. Myers Joint Base in 2008, members have completed similar tasks for the Tree Canopy Fund, and in neighborhood parks, schools, churches, and condos. Each project, we … Continue reading
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Arlington County Free Trees Spring 2021 – Sign up now open
Arlington County knows the importance of its trees. Through the Tree Canopy Fund, EcoAction Arlington offers twice-yearly grants to plant or maintain trees on private property. View the list of available trees and apply online by Fri., Jan. 8. Applicants will be notified in advance; trees will be planted by a contractor in spring … Continue reading
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Trees and Stream Restoration: What’s the Connection?
Everything. Eroding stream banks can expose tree roots, eventually killing trees, which can fall into streams, blocking water flow and reducing precious tree canopy. But many mature trees often are lost when streams are “restored.” They cannot be replaced with … Continue reading
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Cover Story: We’re on the Front Page Over five sessions this spring, Tree Stewards visited two Arlington parks to sleeve nearly 1,000 saplings with biodegradable tubes that will protect from wind, wildlife, and chemicals until the trees can survive on … Continue reading
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Young Trees Need Your Help Now
Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria invite you to join us in volunteering to sleeve saplings with biodegradable tubes that will protect from wind, wildlife and chemicals until the trees can survive on their own in our parks. This is … Continue reading
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We Give Thanks for Planting Trees!
Tree Steward Eileen Grant learns that this family, planting a White oak (Quercus alba) in Ben Brenman Park’s meadow Saturday, lives just across the street and can watch their tree grow. Tree Stewards are giving thanks for their many tree-planting … Continue reading
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Help Us Plant Hundreds More Trees
The shocking new information about the unexpected acceleration of global warming should frighten all of us into doing everything we can to try to slow or halt it. Alexandria’s Natural Resources branch, Arlington County’s Urban Forestry unit, and Tree Stewards … Continue reading
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300 New Trees Planted in Arlington
Summer rains flooded many a basement in Arlington, but along Four Mile Run as it courses through Bon Air Park, precipitation caused a wipeout. The roots of many mature trees on the banks of the creek gave way after … Continue reading
Posted in Arlington Tree Canopy, Community Service, Events, Growing Tree Canopy, Tree Care, Volunteer Tagged Andrew Knapik, Arlington County, Arlington Regional M<aster Naturalists, Bon Air Park, Department of Parks and Recreation, flood, Lyndell Core, TreeStewards, Urban Forestry Comments Off on 300 New Trees Planted in Arlington
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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