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Arlington Tree Canopy Remains Stable

As much as Arlington values its trees, the county is challenged by its increasing population and the development that this brings. Areas in red on the map have lost tree canopy since 2011, largely as the result of infill development. … Continue reading

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A New Threat to Fruit and Other Trees

Local urban foresters and naturalists are concerned about reports that a bug that can damage grapevines as well as fruit and other trees has been found in Winchester, Virginia. The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) was detected in Frederick County on … Continue reading

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Arlington’s Tree Canopy Fund Survey

In 2008, the Arlington County Board created the Tree Canopy Fund (TCF) to ensure funds contributed by developers who cannot meet tree planting requirements on their sites will be used to plant trees on other private property.  Since then, 1,686 … Continue reading

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The Silent Killer in Your Yard

What’s scarier than bumping into a spider web, a witch, a black cat or a bat in the dark of All Hallows Eve? It’s a zombie plant that harbors rodents and mosquitoes on the ground but morphs into a killer … Continue reading

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Tree Stewards Partner With TD Bank For More Tree Planting

Tree Steward volunteers will be joined by employees from TD Bank on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Dora Kelly Nature Park in Alexandria to participate in TD Tree Days, a cooperative effort to plant new trees in local communities in need. Volunteers … Continue reading

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Welcome to TreeStewards.org

Registration for our 2017 training session is now closed. Follow us on Facebook or check back here for details on the next session. The Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria take a love of trees and put it into action by … Continue reading

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