runners at Middleton Evans The committee works to increase public awareness of environmental concerns, good sustainable forestry practices and the many benefits of tree cover in rural, urban, suburban and Chesapeake Bay areas. Efforts include Arbor Day ceremonies, school programs such as Schoolyard Reforestation Wildlife Habitat, off-campus reforestation/buffer plantings, and Project Learning Tree - a hands-on learning experience. The committee organizes adult programs such as urban/suburban street tree planting, seminars on invasive species, insect and disease control, best management practices, stewardship plans, and sustainable forest management plans. They also provide communications for newspapers, radio, TV and websites.