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Category Archives: Growing Tree Canopy
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
Posted in Arlington Tree Canopy, Benjamin Banneker Park, Bluemont Park, Community Service, Events, Growing Tree Canopy, Re-Tree, Tree Care, Volunteer Tagged Help young trees, Tree Tubes Comments Off on Young Trees Need Your Help Now
Tree Anatomy for Tree Stewards
Trainees, you’ll want to refer to this valuable Tree Anatomy lecture by Jim McGlone when thinking about pruning trees, or answering the upcoming Module 2 quiz.
Posted in Class Presentations & Materials, Continuing Education, Education, Events, Growing Tree Canopy, New Training Class, Pests, Rainfall, Training Materials, Tree Care, Uncategorized, Volunteer Comments Off on Tree Anatomy for Tree Stewards
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
Posted in Alexandria Tree Canopy, Arlington Tree Canopy, Ben Brenman Park, Benjamin Banneker Park, Bluemont Park, Community Service, Education, Events, Growing Tree Canopy, Invasive plants, New Training Class, Uncategorized, Volunteer Tagged Alexandria Department of Recreation Parks and Cultural Activities, Andrew Knapik, Arlington Urban Forestry, Backlick Run, Bob Williams, Bonnie Burgess, Bonnie Petry, Boundary Stone, Cameron Station, Dan Schwartz, Eileen Grant, Four Mile Run, Holmes Run, Marymount University, Parknership, SW 9 Comments Off on We Give Thanks for Planting Trees!
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
Posted in Alexandria Tree Canopy, Arlington Tree Canopy, Ben Brenman Park, Benjamin Banneker Park, Bluemont Park, Canopy Loss, Community Service, Events, Extreme Weather, Global Warming, Growing Tree Canopy, New Training Class, Volunteer Comments Off on Help Us Plant Hundreds More Trees
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
Tree Stewards Win Alexandria Beautification Award
Tree Stewards Jane Seward, Lynn Gas, Meghan Rainey and their neighbors in urban forestry deserve rousing accolades for greatly improving their Northridge-Beverly Hills districts by conceiving and leading a project to have 139 trees planted in yards in their neighborhood. The … Continue reading
Posted in Alexandria Tree Canopy, Canopy Loss, Community Service, Events, Growing Tree Canopy, Volunteer Tagged Alexandria, Allison Silberberg, Award, Beautification, Beverly Hills Civic Association, Del Pepper, Growing Tree Canopy, Jeanne Snapp, Northridge Civic Association, Paul Smedberg, species, volunteering Comments Off on Tree Stewards Win Alexandria Beautification Award
Mature Tree Slide Deck in PDF This short slide presentation and all elements of the Mature Trees Are Valuable Trees are in the public domain for tree lovers to share with their friends, neighbors, community and church groups, schools, public … Continue reading
October 31, 2018 Comments Off on Mature Trees Presentation
NYC Street Tree Map : NYC Parks
Explore and learn about every street tree in New York City, including stewardship activities. See tree-map.nycgovparks.org/
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