Blog Post By Jona Elwell

Earth Month/Arbor Day may be over, but our season is still going strong and we need your help!

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. If you’re a team leader you’re in luck – we have plenty of plantings with plenty of volunteers but not enough team leaders!

Saturday, May 11| 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Volunteer Community Tree Planting: May Casey Tree Farm
This is your chance to check out, and retree, our farm out in Berryville, VA.

Friday, May 17 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Raymond Recreation Center
Plus a yoga/mindfulness class led by our own certified yoga instructor and Education Program Assistant, Kelsey.

Wednesday, May 22 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Marriott Day of Service
Calling all Team Leaders! We need you to help out at the Marriott Day of Service.

Friday, May 31 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Palisades Recreation Center
Wrap up your month planting trees.

Saturday, June 8 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Langdon Park Recreation Center
Team Leads we need you at the magical Chuck Brown Memorial and surrounding Rec Center grounds.

Thursday, June 13 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Park Inventory: Powell Recreation Center
Cooped up in an office all day? Some time among the trees is just what the doctor ordered.

Saturday, June 15 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Team Leaders, be a part of the award winning stormwater runoff mitigation efforts at Mt. Olivet.

Saturday, August 3 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Tree Inventory: Anacostia Park
Our last event of the summer season!

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