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TreeSteward Class of 2012 Celebrates Graduation!

Training accomplished, final exams passed, the twenty-eight members of TreeStewards Class of 2012 celebrated their graduation with former graduates and current volunteers.  TreeStewards President, Nora Palmatier, congratulated the graduates and asked each to talk about planned volunteer work. Virginia Cooperative Extension … Continue reading

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Pruners in Training

This past Saturday, the TreeStewards class of 2011 met at a designated spot along the Bluemont Junction Trail in Arlington for a hands-on lesson in pruning. Patrick Wegeng, Environmental Landscape Supervisor in Arlington County, was on hand to supervise the … Continue reading

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TreeStewards Brave Below Freezing Temperatures to Learn Advanced Pruning Techniques

Temperatures in the high 20s and intermittent snowfall did not deter twenty-four dedicated TreeStewards from attending today’s training session. Marco A. Paredes, arborist and landscaping team leader with Arlington County, led the training on advanced pruning techniques. An excellent video … Continue reading

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