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2021


Plant-A-Tree Program Updated
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About the Plant-a-Tree Program The City of Arvada's Plant-A-Tree program has added  more than 400 trees to our parks system since its creation. The program is a partnership between the City team and our residents, designed to inspire and promote the planting of trees in...

Trees on City Property Updated
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​What the Forestry Team Does for Trees in City Parks/City Property  General Tree Maintenance The forestry team follows robust health care standards regarding the maintenance of its urban canopy, including: Tree-health assessments: Identify, diagnose and treat tree ailments....

Homeowner Tips for Tree Care Updated
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Selecting, Planting and Caring for Trees Careful planning is necessary when selecting and planting a tree. It is important to plant the right tree in the right location at the right time of year. The Colorado State Forest Service provides a practical guide for tree...

2020

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2019

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2018


Arvada Wins Gold Leaf Award Updated
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Arvada, CO – The City of Arvada Parks Division was honored with the Gold Leaf Award for Arbor Day Activities from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISARMC). The Gold Leaf Award acknowledges projects that have had a significant impact upon a community...

2017

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2016

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2015 and Older


Emerald Ash Borer Detection Efforts Intensify Within, Near Boulder Updated
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June 2015 BOULDER, Colo. – This week, the Colorado State Forest Service is partnering with Boulder County and the City of Boulder to place more than 65 traps targeting the tree-killing emerald ash borer (EAB). Not actually intended to contain the pest population, the devices instead are...

Emerald Ash Borers and Commercial Pesticide Application Companies Updated
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June 2015 LAKEWOOD, Colo. – There are a lot of questions and concerns about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) pest and caring for ash trees. To date, EAB has only been found in the city of Boulder. For the most current information on EAB please visitwww.eabcolorado.com.    The...