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Mission Statement

Preserve, plant, and maintain trees in McLean;

- Educate the public on the value and benefits of trees;

- Assist the public in taking an active role in caring for their trees in McLean;

- Provide McLean with more tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly streets; - Assist Fairfax County in achieving its goal of 45% tree canopy by 2037;

- Encourage the maintenance, protection and preservation of trees; and

- Support stormwater management practices that reduce erosion, sedimentation, and pollution.

Description

Since its founding in 1970 as a semi-autonomous working committee of the McLean Citizens Association, the McLean Trees Foundation (MTF) has helped to maintain, restore, and enhance McLean’s urban forest on public and private property.

MTF has planted thousands of trees and shrubs in parks, school grounds, government sites, commercial corridors, residential areas, traffic islands, and along sidewalk rights-of-way. MTF works closely with community and environmental groups on tree planting and preservation.

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