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Sign Up Now to Become a Tree Stewards Volunteer

Do you want to help grow and sustain the urban forest? Become a Tree Steward! Sign up for the 2018-2019 Training Class today—space is limited. What do Tree Stewards do? Tree Stewards Increase public awareness of intrinsic value and beauty … Continue reading

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Oct. 24, 2015: Tree Distribution Arlington

Over 400 trees were adopted and education was delivered to over 350 families on care of their new tree. It was wonderful to see the happy people and know trees would be well cared for!

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Native Trees Available for Arlington Yards

Choose the best native tree for your Arlington yard with the help of TreeStewards this fall. Arlington County’s Natural Resources Division is providing a variety of native tree species and one would be perfect for your yard. Among the different species … Continue reading

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Ash Trees of Lyon Park Treated for Emerald Ash Borer

Lyon Park’s County Co-Champion white ash trees have been showing their age of late.  How much of the decline can be blamed on the onslaught of the dreaded Emerald Ash Boer (EAB) is hard to say.  The Lyon Park Community … Continue reading

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Joyeous Tree Adoptions!

Over 400 tree whips were adopted in Arlington on October 4, 2014 with the assistance of TreeSteward volunteers. Each adoptive family received a Tree Owners Manual as well as individualized education from a TreeSteward on selecting, planting and maintaining the … Continue reading

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Tree Scavenger Hunts: Westover and Chestnut Hills Park

Can you tell one special fact about the Sweetgum tree in front of the Westover Library? Why is the Kentucky Coffeetree at Chestnut Hills Park called that? What’s the difference between a Scarlet Oak and a Pin Oak? Now, it’s … Continue reading

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Tree Whips and Whippersnappers

Five hundred young tree whips were distributed to their new Arlington homes on October 26 and a dozen TreeSteward volunteers were present to help families pick out their tree, and learn how to properly plant and care for it. The … Continue reading

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Visiting Tree Nurseries: Kids in a Candy Store

Last fall during Arlington County’s free Tree Distribution day, TreeStewards helped families select the best tree for their yard and provided education on its care. The event is happening again on October 26, and our members are even more involved! … Continue reading

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Tree Canopy Fund Education: April 29 & May 11, 2013

If you live in Arlington, you can have a shade tree planted in your yard, condo, apartment building, or other private property for FREE. Select from more than 30 native tree species provided through the Tree Canopy Fund.  The fund is … Continue reading

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Bluemont Connector Trail Green Corridor

The Green Corridor just got greener on December 13 with the planting of 25 native species trees between Emerson Street and  Illinois Street along the Bluemont Connector Trail.  TreeSteward volunteers joined with staff from the Parks and Natural Resources Division to plant Persimmons, Eastern … Continue reading

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