Blog Post By Jona Elwell

Summer Volunteer Opportunities: Prune Cherry Trees, Measure and ID Park Trees, and more

A new season brings new opportunities to get outside and get involved with Casey Trees – even summer when we don’t plant! Whether you want to get your hands dirty, learn more about trees, or pitch in where you can, we have something for everyone. Remember, all our events are free and you do not need prior tree or Casey Trees experience to join in:

Ongoing | Save Our Soil

Friday, May 31 | Tree ID Walk
Palisades Recreation Center | 5200 Sherrier Pl NW | 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Thursday, June 13| Park Inventory
Powell Recreation Center | 16th St. and Lamont St. NW | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday, June 15 | Wild and Well: A Meditative Tree Walk and Mindfulness Practice
Pope Branch Trail | M and Branch St. SE | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 22 | Cherry Tree Pruning
Tidal Basin | 1510 Maine Ave SW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 29 | Cherry Tree Pruning
Tidal Basin | 1510 Maine Ave SW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 29 | Tree Survival Study: Georgetown
Volta Park | 1555 34th St NW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Friday, July 19 | Tree Inventory at Judiciary Park
Judiciary Park | 401-449 5th St NW | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Saturday, July 20 | Cherry Tree Pruning
Tidal Basin | 1510 Maine Ave SW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, July 27 | Cherry Tree Pruning
Tidal Basin | 1510 Maine Ave SW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, August 3 | Canoe Tour with Anacostia Watershed Society
Kenilworth Park | 4000 Deane Avenue NE | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
*registration opens June 17*

Saturday, August 10 | Cherry Tree Pruning
Tidal Basin | 1510 Maine Ave SW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, August 17 | Cherry Tree Pruning
Tidal Basin | 1510 Maine Ave SW | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

There are so many other ways to get involved with Casey Trees and D.C.’s urban canopy. Stand Up for Trees, save our soil as impervious surfaces loom, water young trees in your neighborhood, or become a member and cement your commitment to our city and its trees.

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