Callery pear exchange program

Virginia Department of Forestry used by permission from VDF Communication Specialist Cory Swift-Turner

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is rolling out a new exchange program to help slow the spread of Callery pears from the urban landscapes into our natural areas.

DOF’s program incentivizes the removal of up to three (3) Callery pear trees from your property to receive an equal number of native, young, healthy, free, replacement trees.

The one-day event, April 20th, will be at the Charlottesville DOF Headquarters and preregistration is required.

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