THE LEAFLET

Closing Out Mental Health Month with Ideas for Tree-Based Breaks

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month – as an effort to promote awareness and education around mental illnesses and the 18.1% of Americans who suffer from them. Additionally, more than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas and that proportion is projected to increase to 70 percent by …

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Top 10 Most Wanted Trees

As a District Resident, you can get trees – for free! No, really.  Through the Riversmart Homes Program, you can accentuate your home with a beautiful shade tree at no cost. To register, submit an application with the District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) and we’ll do all we can to get your tree …

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What are DC’s Trees Worth?

We often talk about trees in terms of the beauty they bring to our spaces and cities. Especially in the spring and summer, it’s easy to focus on the magic of beautiful blooms and the relief of shade. But urban trees are so much more than a pretty face, and they really and truly help …

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