Take a Free Class or Tree Walk

Tree Basics Classes and Tree Walks Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards normally offer several free classes and tree ID walks during the year.  The walks have been offered at public places and historic sites such as the future site of the McIntire Botanical Garden, James Monroe’s Highland, Darden Towe Park, Pen Park, and the Downtown Parks. …

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Identify Trees

GETTING TO KNOW TREES Welcome to the world of tree identification. There are many sources and methodologies, so do not be intimidated. As a beginner you don’t need to learn complicated terms, just familiarize yourself with each tree’s characteristics as a start. Here are twenty common native Virginia trees for you to begin with. It…

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Care for your Tree

How to Select, Plant, and Care for Your Tree Watch Our New Video on How to Plant a Tree How to Identify and Manage Invasive Plants City of Charlottesville Master Tree List  (guidance for developers)  

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Come to Our Tree Sales

C.A.T.S. Tree Sales Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards maintains its own tree nursery, entirely run by volunteers.    We plant saplings obtained from the Virginia Department of Forestry and other sources and nurture them until they are large enough to be planted out.   We concentrate on native trees, some of which are hard to find from commercial…

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