Join us as we explore the unique tree species, creative landscape design and intriguing history of the International Chancery Center site.
Our Events page lists all of our upcoming continuing education classes, volunteer opportunities and community events that support the restoration of the District's urban forest. Most events are free and open to the public. For all events, we require online registration through Eventbrite in advance.
September 7, 2016
September 9, 2016
Survey the trees around 12th St. of the National Mall in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday!
September 10, 2016
Give young trees a leg up by caring for them at Rock Creek Cemetery with us!
Join us for an introductory tree identification class that will equip you with the knowledge to help inventory trees on the National Mall this fall!
September 12, 2016
Survey the trees along the Reflecting Pool in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday!
September 14, 2016
Come learn about non-native, invasive plants and how they are threatening our native landscapes. Participants will learn how to identify and control species of non-native, invasive plants found in the Washington, D.C. area.
September 16, 2016
Survey the trees around the Jefferson Memorial in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday!
September 17, 2016
In this field session built upon a Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal class taught on September 14th, participants will learn how to identify and control species of non-native, invasive plants found in the Washington, D.C.
Put on your work boots and venture out to the beautiful Casey Tree Farm in Berryville, VA
Survey the trees along the Tidal Basin in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday!
September 24, 2016
This fun, interactive workshop will prepare you to navigate DC’s unique political geography to increase tree canopy in your neighborhood and across the District.
Survey the trees around the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday!
September 25, 2016
Come enjoy this walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island and learn about the health benefits of spending time in nature!
September 29, 2016
Survey the trees around 7th St. of the National Mall in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday!
October 1, 2016
Attend this workshop to become a team leader at future tree planting events! During this workshop you will learn how to prepare a tree planting site and properly plant the tree to ensure its survival.
October 5, 2016
Did you know that American University is also an arboretum? Join us as we explore the creative landscape design that features more than 130 tree species and varieties.
October 23, 2016
Celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service with a bike trip exploring the majestic trees on the National Mall!
Step outside our 16-acre nursery, a source of native and uncommon trees for our tree plantings, and discover the beauty of the surrounding forests nestled in the Shenandoah River valley!