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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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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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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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Storms and Trees: Are Trees Dangerous?

REPUBLISHED June 30, 2012  — the information is still relevant for the horrendous storm last night.  We hope to have electricity to cover the recent storm soon!!! In the evening of July 3, 2011, a violent storm ripped thru northern … Continue reading

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Tree Walk and Talk: Sunday, July 1, 2012, at 11 AM

Join TreeStewards in a free walk and talk on all things trees. We’ll identify trees and discuss the following questions:  What trees are appropriate for planting near power lines? What is the dollar benefit of trees in reducing air conditioning … Continue reading

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Cars finally supporting Trees!

Trees Virginia has been working with the urban forestry faculty at Virginia Tech to develop a new publicoutreach initiative — the VirginiaLoves Trees specialty license plate. The Virginia Tech Urban ForestryProgram team of Dr. Eric Wiseman and Dr. Susan Day … 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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Upcoming Event on April 2, 2011: Magnolia Study Day at the National Arboretum

Don’t miss this great chance to do a deep dive on magnolias with Andrew Bunting, curator of the Scott Arboretum and president of Magnolia Society International, on Saturday, April 2, 2011, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the U.S. National … Continue reading

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