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Grant funding to aid removal of invasives at park in Oakton

The Fairfax County Park Foundation has received a $20,000 grant to support the removal of invasive plants and replace them with new seedlings at Blake Lane Park in Oakton. The funding is provided by the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation’s Environmental...

Fairfax officials urging vigilance against invasive pest

While there have been no sightings of the destructive insect called the spotted lanternfly in Fairfax County, it is getting closer – as close as Loudoun County – Fairfax officials say, and experts are on the lookout for it. To...

Volunteers sought for Vienna invasive-species-removal effort

Volunteers are sought to help restore the natural habitat at Glyndon Park in Vienna at two upcoming invasive-species-removal efforts. Volunteer efforts are slated for Saturdays, April 16 and 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the park. Gloves, shovels and...

Park Authority: Please leave vegetation alone

The Fairfax County Park Authority is asking residents to refrain from removing native grape vines from local parks and woodland areas. Staff from the agency recently became award of grape vines being randomly cut in woods. “Although it may be tempting,...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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