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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
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
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
Arlington County provides the trees, handles registration and logistics for residents to get a free tree from the county nursery on October 13. Meanwhile, TreeStewards provide the education to homeowners and grounds committees to select the best tree for their locations as … Continue reading
Eric Wiseman, Associate Professor of Urban Forestry and Arboriculture at Virginia Tech has released a study on the benefits of Arlington County’s street tree inventory. Key findings are: Arlington has an estimated 20,355 street trees The five most abundant street tree species are … Continue reading
If you walk or bike to Ballston Metro from the south-west, chances are you use the trail that cuts thru parkland from the intersection of George Mason Drive/Wilson Boulevard to the Fairfax Drive/I 66 exit. Did y0u wonder why 100 white pin flags suddenly appeared throughout … Continue reading
If you are a resident of Arlington, you have a great opportunity to get native canopy trees planted in your neighborhood. This program is only for planting on private property (grounds of private houses, apartment buildings, condominiums, churches, etc.) and not … Continue reading
The Arlington Tree Distribution was held the weekend of October 15 and 16 at the county nursery and it was incredibly successful! Over 500 households picked up trees for themselves and neighbors, and 26 Condos or Home Owners Associations picked … Continue reading
In 2000, Lubber Run Park was covered with invasive exotic plant species that were rapidly crowding out and killing the native plants and turning the park into a wasteland of weeds. Neighbors and community volunteers played a critical role in … Continue reading