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Pre-schoolers from the Children’s International School in Rosslyn joined their parents and grandparents Sunday, April 29, in planting 32 trees in a previously weedy area along the southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway ramp to Key Bridge. Volunteers from Tree … Continue reading
By Alonso Abugattas, Natural Resources Manager, Arlington County, and Capital Naturalist blogger This is National Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 26 – March 2). Invasive species are non-native organisms that, often because they’re free from natural controls they had … Continue reading
‘Tis the season in which many believe the holidays would not be complete without a decorated tree. For those who care about their own environmental impact, the good news is you can follow your traditional celebration with a clear conscious! … Continue reading
How about it, Tree Stewards and arborists? What’s your prognosis for an Eastern redbud Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ with a see-through split trunk? Click each image for a better view: This perky redbud caught our fancy as we conducted the … Continue reading
October 2013 was just the first step in reforesting Tarleton Park in Alexandria. TD Bank employees under the guidance of TreeSteward volunteers planted 30 trees – and provided enough funds for weekly summer watering for two years. You can read … Continue reading
TreeStewards are often asked by the community for a referral for a good arborist or tree service company to diagnose problems and service trees. While the TreeStewards do not recommend specific companies, we do provide advice for selecting a good … Continue reading
The winter months are a great time to catch-up on tree maintenance and prepare for the spring growing season. During the summer months, it is important to water trees but generally not perform maintenance (i.e. pruning or pest treatments); while … Continue reading
Just like human babies, newly planted trees need ongoing care and protection. In April 2013, TreeStewards and Casey Trees planted twenty-five young trees in Four Mile Run Park off Mt. Vernon Avenue. And over the last two summers, TreeSteward Kurt Moser … Continue reading
By TreeSteward Richard Fontwengler In March of this year teams of Tree Stewards fanned out along the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor to inspect street trees growing in planter pits with tree grates. Arlington County, short on resources to survey the condition of … Continue reading