Class: Trees and Storms

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Event:
Class: Trees and Storms
Start:
November 29, 2012 6:30 pm
End:
November 29, 2012 9:00 pm
Organizer:
Casey Trees
treedc@caseytrees.org
Updated:
November 2, 2012
Venue:
Casey Trees Headquarters
Address:
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3030 12th Street Northeast, Washington, DC, 20017, United States
While street trees only comprise 7% of the District’s canopy, these trees are often the most visible part of the urban canopy. So when storms, like Hurricane Sandy, cause trees to become hazardous it is very noticeable in the urban environment. Join us for the first class in our Trees and Storms series where you’ll learn what makes a tree a hazard and the importance of the right tree for the right place. In this first installment, participants will hear from representatives from PEPCO and the Urban Forestry Administration (UFA) about how their organizations manage street trees to prevent them from becoming hazards and interrupting city services. Come prepared with questions for our instructors and ready to learn about your role in protecting our urban canopy.

 

Getting There

The Metrorail station is Brookland-CUA (Red Line) which is a 10 minute walk. The Metrobus stop is near the intersection of 12th and Irving Street NE (served by the H8) or the Brookland-CUA Metro station (served by the H2, H4, H6, G8, R4 and 80). At our office, there is ample street parking and we accommodate bicycles on-site.

 

Instructors

Earl Eutsler, Suprivisory Forester, Urban Forestry Administration, ISA Certified Arborist

Nathan McElroy, Staff Forester, PEPCO, ISA Certified Arborist

 

Who Should Attend?

Open to the general public for anyone interested in learning about how trees in Washington are managed to prevent becoming hazards and what you can do to protect D.C.’s urban canopy.

 

Meals

All attendees will be provided with a light dinner. Please note your dietary preferences and/or allergies when registering so we can attempt to accommodate your needs.

 

Continuing Education Credits

ISA Continuing Education Credits pending.