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Advocacy in the District: Stand Up for Trees
January 12 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm UTC-5Free
Learn how you can protect D.C.’s trees at this fun, interactive workshop.
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.
Upon completion of Stand Up for Trees, you will be one step closer to becoming a Certified Tree Advocate. This is a Citizen Forester qualifying course.
What people say about Stand Up for Trees:
“I was blown away! This class was AWESOME!”
“I learned a lot, had fun, and ultimately became inspired and empowered to do more.”
“I feel so good about wading into the sometimes confusing world of citizen advocacy!”
“This was perhaps the most polished, thoughtful, impressive training session I have ever attended.”
Dr. Jess Sanders, Director, Science + Policy
Kristin Taddei, Planning Advocate
Shayda Musavi, Program Assistant
Gabrielle Rovegno, Community Education Coordinator
Who Should Attend?
You! Join us to learn how to protect and grow the tree canopy of the nation’s capital.
The Metrorail station is Brookland-CUA (Red Line) which is a 10 minute walk. The Metrobus stop is near the intersection of 12th and Irving Street NE (served by the H8) or the Brookland-CUA Metro station (served by the H2, H4, H6, G8, R4 and 80). At our office, there is ample street parking and we accommodate bicycles on-site.
Lunch will be provided. Please note your dietary preferences and/or allergies when registering so we can attempt to accommodate your needs.
Continuing Education Credits
ISA Continuing Education Credits available.
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