Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee
The Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee (TESC) has re-formed as a merging of the Tree and Beautification Committee and the Committee on the Environment. The TESC is currently looking for members! To submit an application, please click here.
The vision of the committee is to establish partnerships with citizens, business owners, and other stakeholders to plan and implement measurable environmentally responsible and sustainable initiatives for Purcellville and our nation.
HOAs Invited to Apply for Purcellville Neighborwoods Grant Program
The Town of Purcellville recently won a grant from the Virginia Department of Forestry to plan and implement the Purcellville NeighborWoods Program. Through this program, the Town of Purcellville's Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee invites HOAs within Town limits to apply for funding to plant native trees and improve water quality.
Applications are due online by March 1, 2023.
Do Not Plant List
The Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee has updated the prohibited plant species list for the Town of Purcellville. Please consult this list before planning your garden or other plantings. Additional information about invasive species is available through the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Planting Trees? Be Sure to Mulch the Proper Way!
One of the educational flyers created for the 2021 Virginia Trees for Clean Water grant was about proper mulching for trees. Please see the information to the side to be sure you are mulching the right way!