TAKE ACTION – Respond to Washington Post Article & defend Arlington’s Trees

The article Neighbors mount effort to defend Arlington’s trees from development” shows Northern Virginia residents asking that our dwindling tree canopy be rescued from uncontrolled development. According to South Arlington resident Frederick Craddock, “The trees are in danger.” “When I press the people at Arlington County, they say, ‘Well, we do protect trees on public land, but homeowners are left to their own devices.’ ” Glen Carlyn residents, equally distraught at neighborhood tree loss, have attempted to contact developers directly with no response.

TAKE ACTION Some comments on this article at the Washington Post site fail to recognize the many benefits from trees that are being lost. Make your voice heard and advocate for the facts about our dependence on the remaining trees. To comment, go to the article and click on the chat box in the upper left side of the page.

January 15, 21 & 22 Focus groups on Forestry and Natural Resources Master Plan

Share your input on trees and natural resources in Arlington as the County puts together recommendations for the updated Forestry and Natural Resources Plan.

Written input on your behalf or that of your organization is also welcome in addition to attendance at the live focus group meetings or in lieu of attendance given conflicts or capacity constraints. Written input can be emailed to us through Friday, February 19, 2021.

Go to this site to sign up.