native trees

Sudden decline in Hyattsville’s white oaks

November 27, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the Hyattsville City Council meeting on Nov. 18, Lesley Riddle, the director of Public Works, informed the council of a rapid decline in the health of many white oaks (Quercus alba) in the City of Hyattsville. “They’re dying with the leaves on, without abscission [read more]

My Two Cents: Increase number of trees in the MD 500 project

April 15, 2018

By PAUL STEINKOENIG — It is with dismay that I learned at the March 14 Hyattsville Corridor Community (HCC) meeting that the number of trees for the MD 500 project has been reduced by 59 percent. That is a huge reduction. Hyattsville is missing a giant opportunity to increase the number of trees [read more]

Pepco to provide 1500 free trees to Maryland and D.C. customers

March 19, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — In the energy utility’s fifth year of partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, Pepco is offering Maryland and D.C. customers up to two free trees. Customers can choose between Eastern redbud, Crapemyrtle, Northern red oak, red maple, and river birch while supplies [read more]
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