Category Archives: Tree Care

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

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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

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Training Syllabus

TSAA Syllabus 2018-19

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Branching Out, Fall 2018.2

Following are events of interest to Tree Stewards and other tree lovers. Outdoor events are weather permitting. (CE) Attendance at these events may be counted as Continuing Education. (VOL) Working at these events may be counted as Volunteer Hours. ANS … Continue reading

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Limbing Up, Tying Up at the Casey Trees Farm

Three Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria were among 10 volunteers who staked and pruned 1,000 saplings at the Casey Trees Farm near Berryville, Va., on June 30th. The pruning was not the usual structural pruning that Tree Stewards perform … Continue reading

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How to Select an Arborist or Tree Service Company

While Tree Stewards do not recommend specific companies, we do provide advice for selecting a good service. Above all, we recommend contacting a certified arborist working with a bonded and insured tree company. You could ask for recommendations from neighborhood … Continue reading

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2018-19 Training Course Is Full

Enrollment for the 2018-19 training course for Tree Steward volunteers is full. Additional applicants will be added to a wait list and notified if any vacancy occurs.   Please consider enrolling in the 2019-20 training sessions. What do Tree Stewards … Continue reading

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Digging This Spring

  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

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It’s Invasive Species Week

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

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Christmas Tree Choices: Living, Cut, or Artificial

‘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

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