Sunday, November 6, 2011

Hug Trees With Your Bumper

As reports, a group is making a push for a license plate to raise awareness and funds for urban tree planting & maintenance programs:
Arlington’s Urban Forestry Division encourages residents to apply for the plate. It should become available if 450 pre-paid applications are received and the General Assembly approves it next year. It will then be submitted to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

If the idea is accepted, the specialty plate will carry an additional yearly cost of $25. The revenue sharing plates allow Virginia Loves Trees to collect funds from each additional plate sold or renewed after the first 1,000 are issued. $15 from each sale will go toward urban forestry programs.
You can apply at and get updates on Twitter by following @VALovesTrees.
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