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Leave the leaves on the ground

Here are some ways YOU can join the growing number of Fairfax County residents who are willing to care for one of our most beneficial resources – TREES! Recycle Leaves Trees don’t expect you to remove the leaves they drop! They expect to recycle them next spring. Help them reuse the nutrients in those dead…

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Tree Stewards in Your Community

Have you seen a Tree Steward in your community? If you are not sure, you may have missed some of the great events around our community. Tree Stewards are volunteers that have taken a tree intensive course and made a commitment to our community to dedicate 30 hours a year in tree related activities. This…

Protect trees from summer storm damage

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 17, 2012 – Recent storms wreaked havoc upon trees across a wide swath of Virginia and other eastern states. While there is little landowners can do to avoid damage from a 70 to 80 mph wind, thoughtful planting and routine maintenance can go a long way toward protecting your trees from the…