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Arlington Tree Action Group

Missing Middle critics project major loss of treescape

An advocacy group is projecting a potential loss of 34,000 trees – that’s about 4.5 percent of Arlington’s total – if the proposed Missing Middle zoning changes go forward. The Arlington Tree Action Group (ATAG) estimates that 59 percent, or...

Tree-advocacy group irked at Arlington housing proposal

A tree-advocacy group believes proposed changes to Arlington housing policy could have a cataclysmic impact on existing tree canopy in the community. “Tell the county ‘no’ – do not enact policies that further reduce our tree canopy,” the Arlington Tree...

New tree study may be on horizon … eventually

Arlington leaders may take their next crack at guesstimating the number of trees in the county – a topic not without political as well as environmental ramifications – early in 2023, if all goes according to plan. That’s the timeline...

Commentary: Arlington must do more to stem tree loss

or many years, with the Arlington Tree Action Group (ATAG) and others, the Arlington County Board has cited by-right construction rules and limits on local power by state law regarding residential construction and tree loss.

Advocates continue press for new tree-canopy study

Activists are continuing to press their effort to get the Arlington County government to initiate another study of tree canopy in Arlington, but seem at best to be receiving a lukewarm response. “There are surplus funds available” to conduct a...
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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following new businesses: Health Check PLLC (clinic), 305 Maple Ave., W.;...
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