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Community Conservation: Invasive Removal at Hellbender Hill

December 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

Join Casey Trees as we remove invasive species at one of our protected easement sites – Hellbender Hill!

Join us on Hellbender Hill, one of our protected conservation easements, to take down some invasive species!

Over the past few years we have been working towards restoring the greenspace on this protected conservation easement site by pulling and controlling invasive species. Join us to fight the invasive pressue and contribute to this project.

Plus – hang around after at Hellbender Brewing for some beers to cheers to your hard work!

You provide the volunteers, we provide all the necessary tools and supplies to remove invasives and care for trees. Participants will receive a short, hands-on training on site. After learning the tools and techniques, participants will split up into groups and begin working throughout the park.

Register now! The week before this event, we will send a logistics and directions email with detailed information about how to get to the site. You will receive this email ONLY if you are signed-up for this planting.

Who should attend?

Anyone! Open to the general public, you do not need any prior experience to join us and on-site training will be provided.


Register: Register in advance. Space is limited. If your plans change prior to the event, please update your registration status so we are sure to have the necessary number of volunteers.

Waiver: All volunteers must pre-register and sign a completed volunteer waiver form BEFORE participating in the Tree Care event.

Youth Volunteers: Youth volunteers may attend our events with a parent or guardian.

Clothes and shoes: Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. We recommend long pants and other protections for sun, bugs and poison ivy. Please wear closed toed shoes, boots are preferred over sneakers.

Skills: No specific skills or tools required. Each event starts with a tool safety and planting demonstration. Volunteers work alongside our staff.

Arrival: Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time and volunteers must be present for the tool safety demonstration at the start of the event.

Water: Bring a full water bottle! Water will be available on site if needed.

Food: No food will be provided on site, please pack in any food you would like to eat during the event.

Animals: No animals are allowed into the event, except for service animals.

Getting There

Follow 2nd St NE north towards Hellbender Brewing. See map below. Look for the white tent and Casey Trees table.

Public Transportation: The Metrobus stop for this location is New Hampshire Ave NE & Oneida St NE, served by us K6.

Parking: Street parking may be limited.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs

Support Casey Trees

Donate to Casey Trees to Restore, Enhance and Protect D.C.’s Tree Canopy! Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors and volunteers like you to make our work possible.

And consider becoming a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits – all while doing your part to help build a greener place to live for us all.


Reach out to volunteer@caseytrees.org with any questions


December 16, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST


Hill behind Hellbender Brewing
5788 2nd St NE
Washington, DC 20011 United States


Casey Trees