WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJZ) — The Cherry Blossom Festival is over, and now the work begins.

National Park Service arborists said they will now repair, remove and replace damaged cherry trees.

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About 1.5 million people visited the Tidal Basin for the festival.

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Monday, arborists surveyed the trees and put them in order of which need to be fixed first depending on how bad off they are.

They have about a month to work to make sure they survive for next year.

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