Archive for “trees”
The annual Adopt A Tree Program has begun! All of you who have been waiting patiently since the Spring, now have the opportunity to purchase a tree for that empty tree well in front of your home. For those of you who have lost a tree this year to storm damage or tree disease, you [...]
There are still a few spaces left in the 2012 Tree Steward Class (begins Jan.10): Urban tree canopy provides health, cultural, economic and environmental benefits for all. Richmond will have the vibrant urban canopy needed to provide these benefits only if there is citizen support and participation in tree care activities and community education. Richmond [...]
The Richmond Tree Stewards want your help in watering the city’s new street trees with their “How to Water 2,000 Trees” project: It simply is not possible to take care of this many trees without community assistance. All we are asking is that folks who have a new street tree (planted this year or last) [...]
Richmond residents interested in learning about tree care can sign up now for the spring 2011 Richmond Tree Stewards class. It will be held every Tuesday from February 15 through May 7, from 6:30-8:30PM, at the Round House in Byrd Park. There also are three Saturday hands-on planting and pruning sessions, March 12, April 16 [...]
Style’s got the details on an elm tree on Plum Street that is causing lots of issues: [An] ordinance was introduced by 2nd District Councilman Charles Samuels March 8 on behalf of David Robinson, who says his house at Floyd Avenue and Plum Street has been damaged by the roots of the city-owned elm. Samuels’ [...]
The Urban Forestry Division is going to plant new trees on West Cary Street. The Department of Public Works Division of Urban Forestry has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Forestry to plant new trees on West Cary Street through the city’s newly established Virginia Municipal Tree Restoration Program project (MTRP). [...]
A potted plumeria tree was stolen from a home near Harrison and Grove. Seriously, we’re stealing trees now? Please email email@example.com if you see it. It has sentimental value to us since we grew it from a 5 inch stick.