Blog Post By Jona Elwell

Join Us Outside this Summer!

It finally feels like spring and our calendar is stacked with ways to get outside and flex your green thumb – tree inventories, plantings and classes are all here for the taking. Our June events fill up quickly so don’t wait.

Saturday, June 2 | Community Tree Planting: American University Part I
Join us as we plant 160 trees over 3 Community Tree Plantings at American University and help them achieve their carbon neutrality goals.

Friday, June 8 | Community Tree Planting:  American University Park II (Please note: we only need Team Lead volunteers for this planting)
The work to get American University carbon neutral goal is not over yet! Join us as we continue to plant on their grounds.

Saturday, June 9 |Community Tree Planting: American University Part III
Take part in the last planting this season at American University!

Wednesday, June 13 | Non-Native Invasive Removal Classroom Session
Join us for this two-part series to learn about non-native, invasive plants and how they are threatening our native landscapes.

Saturday, June 16 | Non-Native Invasive Removal Classroom Session
Put the skills you learned in the classroom session to the test and we root out troublesome invasives in the city.

Saturday, June 16 | Community Tree Planting:  Piney Branch
That’s all she wrote! This is your last chance to plant trees in the Spring 2018 season.

Wednesday, June 20 | Park Inventory: John Marshall Park
Cooped up in an office all day? Want to take in some fresh air while you finesse your tree species knowledge? Join Casey Trees at John Marshall Park to inventory trees. Many of these trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help!

Wednesday, June 23 | Stand Up For Trees
Stand Up for Trees will prepare you to navigate D.C.’s unique political geography to help increase tree canopy in your neighborhood and across the District. By the end of the class you will be on your way to reviewing development plans, writing persuasive public comments, and delivering testimony at important District hearings.

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