Tag: trees

Your Views: Who benefits from Taylor Run clear cutting?

To the editor: Taylor Run is our very own rare, urban forest. Forests are not just a collection of trees, and they are not organized...

Your Views: Achieve environmental goals by planting, not cutting, trees

To the editor: We propose that city leaders consider achieving Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction credits through a major tree planting program rather than through the...

Your Views: Kudos to city for its tree-planting initiative

To the editor: It is sometimes worth the effort to step back and take note of the everyday good work being done by city staff. One...

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

Foundation to plant trees to memorialize Virginia Tech shooting victims

The Virginia Tech Victims Family Outreach Foundation is planting the first phase of its memorial tree grove at Chinquapin Park on Sunday to commemorate...

Severe storm makes for chaotic rush hour

More than 23,000 locations without power in Alexandria