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Sign up for Richmond Tree Stewards 2011

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 […]

A Tree Grows in Richmond

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’ […]

New trees coming to Cary Street

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). […]

Much-loved Tree Stolen!

A potted plumeria tree was stolen from a home near Harrison and Grove. Seriously, we’re stealing trees now? Please email bilog3@gmail.com if you see it.   It has sentimental value to us since we grew it from a 5 inch stick.

Happy Earth Day

Okay, so as a kid I remember mocking the obligatory Earth Day celebrations held at my school every April. But with all the recent attention on global climate change and with a maturing responsibility towards stewarding resources for the future, Earth Day makes sense. In the Fan, you may not immediately think of Nature. But […]

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