Research & Mapping

Casey Trees has been conducting research on D.C.’s trees through our Technical Services and Research Department since our founding. We from emerging techniques in urban forest management and on well-vetted methods of quantifying the benefits of urban trees.

Technical Services and Research work consists of:

  • Maps showing the composition, extent and effects of the urban forest
  • Fieldwork conducted by Casey Trees staff, interns, volunteers and citizen scientists.
  • Aerial imagery analyzed by our team to gain a more cohesive understanding of our urban canopy

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Casey Trees has partnered with the USA National Phenology Network and their existing Nature’s Notebook program to monitor tree phenology and assist with their goal of gathering information on plant and animal phenology across the U.S. to be used for decision-making on local, national and global scales to ensure the continued vitality of our environment.

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