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Category Archives: New Training Class
Volunteer Training Begins
They were early arriving, eager to learn how to become trained volunteers with Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria. Five interns who began classes last winter joined 25 new students to fill the training room at Fairlington Community Center on … Continue reading
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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.
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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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Tree Walk at Ivy Hill Cemetery
Tree Steward trainees and their mentors were agog at the magnificent tree specimens at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Alexandria on Sunday, Oct. 28th when they gathered for a tree identification expedition led by instructor Emily Ferguson. They encountered innumerable oaks … Continue reading
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Enrollment for the 2019-20 training course for Tree Steward volunteers is open. Apply by completing the application form and reviewing the course synopsis below. Please consider enrolling in the 2019-20 training sessions. What do Tree Stewards do? Tree Stewards Increase … Continue reading
July 31, 2018 Comments Off on 2019-20 Training Course Seeks Applicants