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.READ MORE: The Homecoming Football Game Returned To Franklin High School On Friday, But The Dance Did Not
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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.
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