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Selfish People and Selfish Trees?

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in” says an ancient Greek proverb. So what does it mean when our society is intent on planting trees that grow quickly? One … Continue reading

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Virginia Tree Steward Groups: Strong and Diverse

Yes, Virginia, Tree Steward chapters range from the coastal areas of Virginia Beach and Gloucester, the midlands of Richmond and Charlottesville, into the mountains of Front Royal, Luray, Lynchburg Roanoke, and north into Loudon County, Fairfax County and our own … Continue reading

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Parkfairfax Tree Walk: September 10, 2011 Saturday, 9 AM

Parkfairfax is notable for its stand of old growth trees and choice specimen trees. TreeSteward Scott Knudson will lead a 2-hour walk through the woods and courtyards. With luck, the color of the trees will be changing at this time, … Continue reading

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Tree Education at the Fair: August 2011

A huge Thank You is due to Kay Miller for organizing this year’s Tree Steward display at the Arlington county fair. This summer community event is a real crowd pleaser and a great chance for providing tree care education. Five … Continue reading

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Tree Vandalism

Aren’t trees gracing the middle of street medians gorgeous? Don’t they lift your spirits when you drive along a shady boulevard? So why is someone deliberately driving onto the median of Williamsburg Boulevard near Tuckahoe Street to knock them down? … Continue reading

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Community Pruning Workshops Open to the Public: February 12 and 13, 2011

Learn about basic tree and shrub pruning! This is a community education program, free of charge. You’ll have an opportunity to see pruning in action and real live TreeStewards will be available to answer questions. Your shrubs and trees will … Continue reading

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