Park Inventory: Southwest Waterfront Park

Event:
Park Inventory: Southwest Waterfront Park
Start:
July 15, 2017 10:00 am
End:
July 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Category:
Venue:
Southwest Waterfront Park
Address:
Washington, DC, 20024, United States

Inventory Trees Along the Waterfront with Casey Trees! 

Come join Casey Trees as we survey the Southwest Waterfront Park! It’s been over a decade since this reestablishing waterfront destination has been inventoried and we need your help. Want to put your tree skills to the test?

Participants will receive a short, hands-on training on site.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split up into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of the crown and more.


Who Should Attend?

Open to the general public, you do not need any prior experience to join us.  Although, if you’ve participated in our Trees 101 or Trees 201 class, this will be a great way to put your knowledge into action!

Come Prepared

We will plan to conduct the inventory rain or shine so please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking short distances. Participants are welcome to bring water and a snack.

Getting There

Public transportation is the best option for reaching Southwest Waterfront Park easily and conveniently. The Waterfront-SEU metro station is a 10-minute walk away. The local buses (74, A9, W9, D300 etc.) will also provide easy access in and around the area.

Metered street parking is limited in the surrounding area.

Where to Meet

We will meet in proximity to the Water St. SW roundabout. Be on the lookout for the green/white Casey Trees table. Participants will be emailed a detailed map closer to the inventory date.

Meals

Light refreshments will be provided.


Support Casey Trees

Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits including advance registration to select classes and events – all while doing your part to help build a greener place to live for us all. Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors and volunteers like you to make our work possible. Thank you for your help!