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Meet In Your Park: Takoma Recreation Center

Thu April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Free
Meet Casey Trees, DDOT’s Urban Forestry Division, and EcoLatinos to learn how you can protect your local green spaces for years to come!

Have you ever wondered who is responsible for planting and taking care of trees in DC? Have you ever wondered about the connection between trees and community health? Are you curious about outdoor events you can attend this spring? Then stop by our Meet in Your Park events and chat with Casey Trees, DDOT’s Urban Forestry Division, and EcoLatinos. Casey Trees is an organization working to restore, enhance, and protect the urban tree canopy of Washington, DC. Basically, we plant trees, care for trees, teach people how to advocate for trees, and lead educational events. We’ve partnered with several organizations for this event to talk about how individuals like you can make a positive difference in your community and keep your neighborhood green.

For this event, the District Department of Transportation’s Urban Forestry Division will have information on invasive species and the importance of protecting trees. EcoLatinos will have materials on how you can get more involved in your community, including service events and outdoor programs.

Ask Casey Trees about getting free trees for your home, school, faith group, and community and how you can stay involved with us through our volunteer opportunities and community events.

Registration is free and all are welcome to attend! For information about this event and other exciting news, sign up for our newsletter, The Leaflet.

Getting There

We will be meeting at Takoma Recreation Center on the northwest side of the park by the dog park.

Parking: Limited street parking nearby.

Public Transportation: The closest Metro stop is the Takoma Metro stop on the red line, about a 10 minute walk from the park. The closest metrobus stop is 5th St & Whittier St, served by bus 62.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs.

COVID-19 Policy: Casey Trees is now requiring all attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend our events. One of the following options will demonstrate proof of vaccination:

– A physical Center for Disease Control (CDC) Vaccination Card

– A digital copy/photo of a CDC Vaccination Card

– A COVID-19 Verification App such as VaxYes or CLEAR

Please bring a photo ID and one of the above listed options to provide proof of vaccination. You may not be asked to show proof of vaccination during our outdoor event, however you may need to show proof of vaccination to use any indoor facilities.

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.

Questions?

Reach out to friends@caseytrees.org with any questions.

Details

Date:
Thu April 21
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-in-your-park-takoma-recreation-center-tickets-255464470107

Venue

Takoma Recreation Center
300 Van Buren St NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States

Organizer

Casey Trees