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Tree Care at Takoma Recreation Center

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4

Free

Help Casey Trees care for trees at the Takoma Park Recreation Center!
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.

Requirements
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.

Meals
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.

Getting There 

Public Transportation: The Metrobus stop for this location is 4th St & Butternut St NW (52,53,54,62,63). The Takoma Metro Station is a 0.6 mile walk to the site.
Parking: Limited street parking available.

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!

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tree-care-at-takoma-recreation-center-registration-47484458293

Venue

Takoma Recreation Center
301 Van Buren St NW
Washington, DC 200012 US

Organizer

Casey Trees
Website:
http://caseytrees.org