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Grants to Plant or Maintain Trees on Private Property in Arling.

posted Jul 20, 2016, 7:54 AM by L M
Grants to Plant or Maintain Trees on Private Property in Arlington
 

Arlington County thinks trees are so important that through its Tree Canopy Fund<https://parks.arlingtonva.us/grants-to-plant-or-maintain-trees-on-private-property/> residents can receive grants to plant or maintain trees on private property. Quality trees that are generally 2" caliper and 7' high, including Southern magnolia, Bald cypress and Red oak, are among the 10 species given away. Funding is also provided to maintain trees with the Champion Tree designation that designated or under application for protection through the County's Tree and Shrub Ordinance as specimen, heritage, or memorial tree. Grants funds are provided to Arlington civic and homeowner associations, community nonprofit organizations, civic service clubs, school-related groups, ad hoc neighborhood groups and individuals.
 
Complete an Expression of Interest Form<https://docs.google.com/a/arlingtonenvironment.org/forms/d/1okJ2q31jHLVNbDCQ1ee-2HSJCY5dANVRSsSFcn5KNCY/viewform> by midnight Fri., August 12 for consideration. Learn more here<https://arlingtonva.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2016/07/Tree-Canopy-Fund-FAQs.pdf> or contact Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment at 703-228-6427 or trees@arlingtonenvironment.org<mailto:office@arlingtonenvironment.org>. The Tree Canopy Fund is administered by Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (a tax-deductible, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization) and the Arlington County Urban Forestry Commission (a volunteer, citizen commission, whose members are appointed by the Arlington County Board).

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Susan Kalish
Public Relations Director
Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation




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