Category Archives: Events

Reforesting Post Derecho in Alexandria

On Saturday October 18th, Alexandria City saw its first FREE tree give away.  Sponsored by TreeStewards and funded by a grant from ACTrees and CSX, 150 native trees were distributed free of charge to Alexandria City residents.       … Continue reading

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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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Class of 2014 TreeStewards Graduate

  Training accomplished, final exams passed, the twenty-one members of TreeStewards Class of 2014 celebrated their graduation with former graduates and current volunteers.  Alexandria City Arborist John Noelle spoke on how useful volunteers are in maintaining our tree canopy; and he … 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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Making a Difference in 2013: 4,000 Trees and 5,000 People

The numbers have been crunched from our on-line reporting system and 64 TreeSteward members reported 3300+ service hours in calendar year 2013. More importantly, we provided education over 5,000 times and worked directly with trees 4,000 times. For statisticians reading … 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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