Advocacy Portal 3.0

Advocacy Portal

2021 Advocacy Handbook

The tools you need in order to help restore, enhance and protect the District’s trees. By pairing this guide with Casey Trees’ classes and support, we can focus your passion for trees into persuasive advocacy.

Download the PDF →


2021 D.C. Council Performance Hearings Asks

Snapshots and suggested asks for your testimony for various District agency performance hearings (that you will submit virtually or read in person).

View Our Suggested Asks →


Arbor Watch Opportunities Tracker

Casey Trees’ map of opportunities to advocate for trees in D.C.

Go To Tracker →


Public Comments

List of the latest public comments submitted by Casey Trees.

Public Comments →


Webinar: Testifying for Trees: Telling a Compelling Story

At this webinar, you will learn about recommendations to protect and grow D.C.’s tree canopy, tips to make your testimony stand out, and logistical data (date, time, location) of the upcoming performance and budget oversight hearings.

The Easy Guide to Testifying Webinar →


Webinar: Demystifying Developments

D.C. agencies and private developers often hold community meetings where you have the opportunity to raise concerns about plans and developments that affect D.C.’s trees. At this webinar, you’ll gain the skills and insights needed to stand up for trees in developments. Learn how to find plans and analyze them, navigate the public comment process, and speak directly to the decision-makers who have the power to alter development plans and protect D.C.’s trees.

Navigating Developments Webinar →


Webinar: Good Design

Good Design Webinar →


Resource Sheets

Info and contact information for resources in each ward.

ANC Meeting Information →

City Wide Resources →

Ward 1 Resources →

Ward 2 Resources →

Ward 3 Resources →

Ward 4 Resources →

Ward 5 Resources →

Ward 6 Resources →

Ward 7 Resources →

Ward 8 Resources →