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Tree Care at Armed Forces Retirement Home
August 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4Free
Help Casey Trees care for trees at the Armed Forces Retirement Home!
Your help with weeding, mulching and watering these vulnerable young trees will give them a leg up in becoming an important part of our growing tree canopy.
Registration: You will be prompted to accept the Volunteer Waiver while you register for this event.
Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign their consent form and be supervised by an adult at all times. If you do not have access to a printer, we will have some waivers on hand.
No specific skills required. Each event starts with a tool safety and planting demonstration. Volunteers plant alongside experienced Citizen Foresters and staff.
Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time.
Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Closed toe shoes and long pants are required. Boots are preferred over sneakers.
Animals: No animals are allowed into the event, except for service animals.
Volunteers are welcomed in the morning with granola bars for breakfast. Drinking water is available throughout the event. Bring your own refillable bottle or cup if you would like to reduce the number of single-use cups Casey Trees will provide.
Please enter the facility using the Eagle Gate at 140 Rock Creek Church Road NW. Please note that the North Capitol Street entrance is not valid as the gate is not open to the public.
Parking: You are welcome to park in lots 3 and 5. These will be marked.
Public Transportation: The closest Metro Station is Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro Station. There are also several Metrobus lines in the area, including the H8.
Support Casey Trees
Become 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. Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors and volunteers like you to make our work possible. Thank you for your help!