Posts Tagged: sustainable

What I learned this year…

Author: Shelly Barrick Parsons, Executive Director

Following a commitment made in 2020 to focus on sustainable management practices, Capital Trees launched this blog in May of this year to detail our processes, successes, and challenges.  Capital Trees also adopted a strategic plan in June of 2022 with three program pillars:  Build, Manage, and Educate.  Our blog, our community engagement, and our partnerships to make Richmond a Bee City are all initiatives under our education focus. 

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Introducing our Emphasis on Sustainability and Writer on Sustainability

Author:  Kevin Finto, Chair of Board of Trustees

Anna Aquino is a wonderfully creative landscape designer.  I knew that from her work around Richmond.  What I did not know before I joined Capital Trees with her a few years ago is that she is passionate about sustainable gardening.  Anna has committed a staggering amount of time and effort researching and cataloging techniques, experimenting with them, testing them, and educating others about what works and what does not work. 

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