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Trees Saved from Choking Hazard: Campaign Blasts Off

Our trees add value to our properties and quality to our lives. That is why we’ve invested so much time and money into landscaping, nurturing and maintaining our trees and gardens. The investment is worth it. Unfortunately, what looks like a … Continue reading

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SUCCESS: Locust Tree Liberated from Ivy

Last winter, the 2011 TreeSteward class had a work day on the Bluemont Connector Trail in Arlington.  A large black locust tree was found to be smothered in English Ivy.  TreeStewards worked to free the poor tree by using the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event on March 23, 2011: Reclaiming Our Parks

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

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