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Pruning 101 Workshop

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4


Passionate about helping DC’s trees stay strong and healthy?

Pruning 101 will teach you the fundamentals of tree pruning and methods to encourage healthy tree structure. Trees with good structure are more resistant to storms and other natural forces.

This workshop begins in the classroom with an introduction to the basics of tree pruning. Then participants will head outdoors and practice these principles on small and young trees. You will learn how to use manual tools ranging from hand pruners to pole saws.

Join Casey Trees and the Department of Parks and Recreation in helping our young City trees grow up strong and live long! 


Getting There

Banneker Recreation Center: 2500 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 

Who Should Attend?
Open to the general public for anyone interested in learning how to prune young trees using hand tools. Further training will be provided by Casey Trees in the future for those looking to expand their skillset.


Laura Bassett, Director of Education at Casey Trees

Maddy McPhee, Urban Forester at Casey trees

Gabrielle Rovegno, Community Education Coordinator at Casey Trees


Continuing Education Credits

ISA Continuing Education Credits pending.


All attendees will be provided with a light breakfast. Please note your dietary preferences and/or allergies when registering so we can attempt to accommodate your needs.


Support Casey Trees
Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks – 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!


December 8, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
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Banneker Recreation Center
2500 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States