Volunteer: Westover Place Community Tree Planting

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Event:
Volunteer: Westover Place Community Tree Planting
Start:
March 17, 2017 10:00 am
End:
March 17, 2017 1:00 pm
Category:
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Venue:
Westover Place
Address:
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4437 Westover Place NW, Washington, DC, 20016, United States

Located in the small neighborhood of Wesley Heights, the Westover Place community needs your help in transforming their city townhomes into a urban escape. Come join us in planting trees to restore and beautify the tree canopy in their neighborhood, and ultimately, D.C. 


Requirements

Registration: To ease the registration process, please bring a completed volunteer waiver form with you to the planting. If you do not have access to a printer, we will have some waivers on hand.

Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign their consent form and be supervised by an adult at all times.

No specific skills required. Each event starts with a tool safety and planting demonstration. Volunteers plant alongside experienced Citizen Foresters and staff.

Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time.

Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Closed toe shoes and long pants are required. Boots are preferred over sneakers.

Animals: No animals are allowed into the event, except for service animals.

Group Registration

If you represent a group (5+ people), complete the Group Volunteer Information Form and we will contact you to discuss potential volunteer opportunities.

Meals

Volunteers are welcomed in the morning with light breakfast fare and treated to a celebratory lunch at the conclusion of the event. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.

Getting There

Public TransportationThe Tenleytown – AU Metro Station on the red line is about 1 mile from our meeting location. The M4 bus line drops off at Nebraska Ave NW and New Mexico Ave NW, about 0.2 miles away from the site.

Parking: Parking is available inside the gated community. Please ONLY park in the “guest” parking spots located near the registration area. You will need to check in at security when you reach the site and say that you are volunteering for the Casey Trees event.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs.


Support Casey Trees

Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits – 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!