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Data: Region falling short in tree-canopy efforts

Looking at the skinny elm sapling reaching for the sky in his backyard, James Bryant said that he hopes he lives long enough to be able to sit under its canopy and read a book in summer.

State nursery has seedlings on sale for 2023 planting

Every October, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) offers a wide variety of trees for purchase through its online “seedling store.” Seedlings can be ordered in quantities ranging from five to 25,000, and can be picked up from the Augusta...

Effort launched for broad-based tree-planting project

EcoAction Arlington on May 19 announced the launch of a “Tree Canopy Equity Program,” designed to provide a better distribution of natural resources across the community. The goal is to “radically increase” tree-planting in neighborhoods with the lowest tree cover....

Vienna gears up for Arbor Day festivities

The Vienna town government will mark the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day with a tree-planting on Friday, April 29 at 5 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center. Arbor Day can trace its roots to a celebration held in Nebraska in...
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Editor’s Notebook: Leave in the sex and violence; kids can handle it

Let's take the wayback machine not too far back (to some of us) to this last month of 1984. The...
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