The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is an insect that feeds on sap. But what about this microscopic bug gives it the ability to destroy eastern hemlock stands? Learn more.
Making sure land along streams has native trees and plants helps keep the water clean and cool, which benefits fish and other species. This stream, a hemlock forest, and open overlooks in Fairfax are now conserved for healthy forests, clean water, and wildlife. Thanks to Newt Garland, who protected the land he’s taken care of for decades.
Arthur Berndt not only descends from mavericks, but has blazed a trail with his sugaring operation. Arthur conserved his maple stand and forest with VLT.