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Park Inventory: Arboretum Recreation Center

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Free

Come enjoy the great outdoors inventorying the Arboretum Recreation Center with Casey Trees!


Want to put your tree skills to the test before winter sets in? Join Casey Trees at the Arboretum Recreation Center to inventory the cities park trees. Many of these trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help!


Participants will receive a short, hands-on training on site.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of the crown, overall health and more.




Who Should Attend?


Open to the general public, you do not need any prior experience to join us.  If you have participated in our Trees 101 or Trees 201 class, this will be a great way to put your knowledge into action!




Come Prepared


We will plan to conduct the inventory rain or shine so please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking short distances. Participants are welcome to bring water and a snack.




Getting There


We suggest biking or car-pooling to this event as public transportation isn’t as readily accessible but there are a few bus stations in proximity including B2 and S41.




Where to Meet


We will meet in-front of the Recreation center at the end of Rand Place NW. Be on the lookout for the green/white Casey Trees table. Participants will be emailed a detailed map closer to the inventory date.


Meals


Light refreshments will be provided.




Support Casey Trees


Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits including advance registration to select classes and events – all while doing your part to help build a greener place to live for us all. Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors and volunteers like you to make our work possible. Thank you for your help!

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Arboretum Recreation Center
2412 Rand Pl NE
Washington, DC 200002 United States

Organizer

Casey Trees