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Nighttime Ginkgo Tree Spraying to Occur May 7-9, 2014

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Washington, DC - To prevent the notoriously unpleasant odor of female ginkgo fruit from overtaking city streets, the District Department of Transportation’s Urban Forestry Administration (UFA) will start spraying these fruits from Wednesday, May 7 to Friday, May 9, 2014.

Spraying will begin in Wards 1, 2 and 6—where female ginkgo trees are most prevalent—and continue through Wards 4, 3, 7, 8 and 5. Spraying will occur overnight (10 p.m. to 6 a.m.) and there is no need to move vehicles parked on streets.

For more information please visit UFA’s Female Ginkgo Tree webpage, which features a map of where female ginkgo trees are located in the District.