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Category Archives: Mature Trees Are Valuable
Tree Stewards Used Leap Day to Free Trees from Ivy
Red and white oaks, black gum, hickory and tulip trees can grow straighter because 40 volunteers removed invasive English ivy from the base of their trunks on Leap Day. Led by Tree Steward intern Romana Campos, members of Arlington’s Trinity … Continue reading
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Protecting Sentinel Trees by Removing Ivy
Don’t just stop at trees! Here are 40 reasons to remove ivy from your yard. Thank you, Colin Purrington, for compiling this list. The environmental destruction caused by English ivy (Hedra helix) is a classic example of why native plants, … Continue reading
Posted in Alexandria Tree Canopy, Community Service, Continuing Education, Invasive plants, Ivy Hill Cemetery, Mature Trees Are Valuable, Protecting Sentinel Trees, Tree Care, Volunteer Tagged Bonnie Petry, Dangers of Ivy, Eileen Grant, Jane Seward, Lynn Gas, Mary Farrah Comments Off on Protecting Sentinel Trees by Removing Ivy
Gently Hug Your Older Trees
This campaign was produced by TreeStewards of Arlington and Alexandria with a grant from ecoAction Arlington. It is in the public domain and may be used by all tree lovers worldwide. We do not have translated material. Click here to … Continue reading
Posted in Canopy Loss, Community Service, Continuing Education, Mature Trees Are Valuable, Mature Trees Slide Deck PDF, Tree Care Tagged Keep Mulch from Trunk!, Light Touch with Mulch, Mature Trees Campaign Comments Off on Gently Hug Your Older Trees
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
Don’t Cut That Tree!
A Michigan tree supplier is matching mature trees destined for the chipper to clients who want stately specimens. Not our story, but interesting nevertheless. Re-Tree gives mature trees a second chance
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Oak Decline in Virginia article.pdf – Google Drive
Oak Decline in Virginia article.pdf – Google Drive — Read on drive.google.com/file/d/19qdo-uDScON9H6Jel1Gi1vPr62_R7VgX/view
Posted in Canopy Loss, Mature Trees Are Valuable, Pests, Tree Care Tagged arborist, certified arborist, drought, invasive, Oak decline, planting, species, tree care, tree diseases, tree maintenance, tree preservation, Virginia Comments Off on Oak Decline in Virginia article.pdf – Google Drive
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
Posted in Arlington Tree Canopy, Continuing Education, Education, Mature Trees Are Valuable, Tree Care, Webinar, Webinars Tagged arborists, CE continuing education, community, street trees, training, tree care, Virginia, volunteering Comments Off on Forestry Webinars to Watch for CE Credit