4MRV Working Group Meets
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 7-10 p.m., 2700 S. Taylor St., Arlington
Fruit Tree Pruning
Saturday, Feb. 10, noon-1:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington
Open to the first 5 TreeStewards who express interest at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tree Height Measuring
Saturday, Feb. 17, 1:30-3 p.m., Lacey Woods Park, 1100 N. Frederick St., Arlington
TreeStewards learn how to measure tree height with a new laser clinometer.
Nauck Feel Heritage Festival
Saturday, Feb. 24, 1-6 p.m., Charles Drew Community Center, 3500 23rd St. S, Arlington
TreeStewards information table.
VMN Woods & Wildlife Conference
Saturday, Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Germanna Community College, Culpeper
Registration closes Feb. 14, To register.
Chapel in the Woods Restoration
Beth El Congregation, Seminary Road (near Quaker Lane), Alexandria
Sunday, March 4, 10 a.m.-noon
TreeStewards Stuart and Nancy Davis lead restoration efforts in the congregation’s Chapel in the Woods.
Trees Virginia Tree Care Workshop
Wednesday, March 7, all day, Roanoke, VA
VNPS Winter Workshop: Trees
Saturday, March 10, all day, Richmond
Trees are the focus of the Virginia Native Plant Society’s winter workshop at the University of Richmond. Details.
Urban Forestry Roundtable
Thursday, March 15, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Gainesville
Shenandoah Valley Plant Symposium
Friday, March 16, all day, Waynesboro, VA
Beyond the Sidewalk: Trees and Nature
Thursday, March 22, 2-4 p.m., Virginia Dept. of Forestry, 900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville
Jill Jonnes, author of Urban Forests, and Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix, discuss the significant and essential contributions nature provides to our lives-–from shade and space provided by urban tree canopies in cities to the restorative benefits of a walk in the woods. Free. Details here.
Woods in Your Backyards Workshop
Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Hanover, VA
Sponsored by Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Details.
Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo
Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
TreeStewards launch the Mature Tree campaign.
Native Seedling Sale
Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, Packard Center, Annandale
The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual sale of native tree and shrub seedlings. Order and pay by April 11. Details.
Sunday, April 22, all day, everywhere.
TreeStewards provide volunteers and information,
City Nature Challenge
Friday, April 27-Monday, April 30, Arlington
Volunteers identify and count species in nature.
Saturday, April 28, all day, Virginia
The commonwealth’s official celebration.
Alexandria Earth Day
Saturday, April 28, all day, Alexandria
The city’s annual celebration,.
Northern Alexandria Native Plant Sale
Saturday, April 28, 90 a.m.-2 p.m., Church of St. Clement, 1701 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria
Multiple vendors of native plants, including trees, Details.
Earth Sangha Open House and Plant Sale
Sunday, May 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Franconia Park, Springfield
Local ecotype plants propagated from seed by volunteers.