Blog Post By Italia Peretti

Keep the Winter Blues at Bay

Consider your winter calendar booked — with Casey Trees’ amazing classes, workshops, tree tours and family programming. Whether you are a tree novice or experienced professional, we have an upcoming event that is sure to peek your interest!

January 8             Buds Story Time at the Hill Center

Delight your young ones with stories and songs about trees and nature.

Additional sessions at the Hill Center available on February 12 .

Additional sessions at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center available on January 9February 20.

January 9             Pruning Workshop

National Park Service Horticulturist and Nursery Manager Barry Stahl will walk you through pruning basics and then allow you to put these principles into action on American elms.

This class is full; waitlist available


January 24          Winter in the National Gallery of Art (NGA) Sculpture Garden Tree Tour

Stroll NGA’s impressive sculpture garden with tour guide and acclaimed naturalist Melanie Choukas-Bradley. Registration includes a Casey Trees thermos and hot chocolate. $25 registration fee.

January 30           Stand Up for Trees

Take our free, one-day advocacy workshop to get caught up on the condition of D.C.’s tree, how D.C.’s government is organized and how to leverage resources to protect and add trees.

February 20        Trees 101

An essential, must-take class for tree lovers. Learn tree anatomy, identification and more — then impress your friends when out with them next by casually pointing out pin oaks and sycamores.

February 27        Trees 201

Delve deeper into tree identification and site selection with this intermediate level course.

And be sure to save the date for the Third Annual Canopy Awards on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Tickets go on sale February 24. Sponsorship opportunities available.

Advance registration is required for all listed events; space is limited.

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