Choking Hazard – English Ivy Threatens Virginia’s Trees

By Caroline Haynes To the passing eye, English ivy seems like a lovely little green plant. But, it is actually a serious threat to the beautiful trees that give yards and neighborhoods shade and character. Ivy strangles trees. It can accelerate tree rot by holding moisture close to the tree bark, while also stealing theContinue reading “Choking Hazard – English Ivy Threatens Virginia’s Trees”

Remove Ivy Campaign Kickoff – March 12 & 13, 2012

Tired of seeing lovely mature trees tortured by hideous vines?  Come learn how to use impactful messages, material, and strategies for inspiring our neighbors to remove English ivy from their trees! Through a grant from the Tree Canopy Fund, TreeStewards and Master Naturalists hired the nonprofit environmental communications firm Biodiversity Project to create and testContinue reading “Remove Ivy Campaign Kickoff – March 12 & 13, 2012”