Blog Post By Italia Peretti

July & August Programming

Saturday, July 9

Volunteer: Tree Care at Washington D.C. VA Medical Center

Care for newly planted trees at the D.C. VA Medical Center.

Park Inventory: Landsburgh Park

Widely known for its impressive community garden, Landsburgh Park also boasts a sizeable tree canopy that we need your help adding to our inventory! Come join Casey Trees and DDOT’s Urban Forestry Administration in a first of its kind collaboration as we survey the trees in Landsburgh Park.

Sunday, July 10

Tree Tour: Paddling Tour around Theodore Roosevelt Island

Join us for a mid-summer paddle to learn about the forest ecology surrounding Theodore Roosevelt Island.

Thursday, July 14

Park Inventory: Chevy Chase Recreation Center

Casey Trees and DDOT’s Urban Forestry Administration are surveying trees in this community space to gain information on how to best increase tree canopy- and you are an essential part of this! Join us in our efforts at the Chevy Chase Recreation Center to create a record of trees in D.C. parks.

Thursday, July 21

Tree Advocates Meeting: Inspired Design, Tree Your Yard

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to design a treescape for your home with the help of Casey Trees’ landscape design experts and arborists. You will also learn about the city’s programs that provide low or no cost trees for District residents.

Saturday, July 23

Volunteer: Tree Care at Armed Forces Retirement Home

Give young trees a leg up by caring for them at Armed Forces Retirement Home!

Saturday, July 30

Tree Tour: Trees and Biodiversity/Árboles y Biodiversidad

Join us for a tour exploring the trees and the biodiversity of Rock Creek Park in Spanish and English!

Saturday, August 6

Park Inventory: Lincoln Park

Casey Trees and DDOT’s Urban Forestry Administration are joining forces to survey trees in the historic Lincoln Park and we would love for you to join us! As Capitol Hills largest park there is much work to be done to collect data on all the trees in the area.

Saturday, August 13

Volunteer: Tree Care at Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Water, weed and mulch newly planted trees at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

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