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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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Invasive Control at Monticello: A Tree Stewards Tale

Article and photos by Tim Maywalt, graduate of 2011 TreeStewards Arlington & Alexandria and now active with Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards. After I moved from Arlington to the Charlottesville area, I was looking for a way to use my TreeSteward skills … Continue reading

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Parkfairfax Native Plant Sale: Saturday, September 24, 2011

Saturday, September 24th at 3601 Valley Drive, Alexandria Fourteen vendors from five states with a wide array of native plants, many shrubs and trees, have been recruited by TreeSteward Scott Knudsen to increase the stock of environmentally friendly plants. TreeStewards … 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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Alexandria Arbor Day Tree Sale: Saturday, April 30, 2011

Great trees – Great prices – Great for Alexandria Ben Brenman Park 4800 Brenman Park Dr. Alexandria Saturday, April 30, 2011 Reserve tree pickup 8:00 am to 10:00 am; General Sale 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Pre-ordered trees not picked … Continue reading

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Tree Planting & Stream Cleanup at Tarleton Park: Saturday, April 9, 2011

TreeSteward Bonnie Petry is coordinating volunteers to plant trees and clean up her community park in partnership with The Holmes Run Park Committee, Alice Ferguson Foundation and the City of Alexandria. Work starts at 9:00 AM and goes through 2:00 … Continue reading

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Alexandria Tree Sale: October 23, 2010

The storm last August destroyed more than a hundred mature canopy trees providing shade and beauty to the border area of Alexandria and Arlington.  On Saturday, October 23 the Alexandria City Arborist’s office is holding a tree sale at George … Continue reading

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Parkfairfax Native Plant Sale: September 25, 2010

Saturday, September 25th at 3601 Valley Drive, Alexandria Fourteen vendors from five states with a wide array of native plants, many shrubs and trees, have been recruited by TreeSteward Scott Knudsen to increase the stock of environmentally friendly plants. TreeStewards … Continue reading

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Help Plan the Next TreeSteward Class

The Training Committee invites you to attend a brainstorming session to improve our training course.  The next class starts in February 2011 and now is the time to decide curriculum, field trips, dates, faculty, etc.  Will you help us make … Continue reading

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Be Part of No Child Left Indoors

NoVa Outside is a coalition of environmentalists and concerned nature lovers that promotes outdoor nature education for children in the school and community setting.  They have received two grants to enance the capacities of environmental educators and afterschool educators to … Continue reading

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