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[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Riggs LaSalle Recreation

April 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT


Celebrate Earth Day by planting trees at Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center!

We are enhancing canopy at this site with overstory trees that will add shade and stormwater runoff management.


  • Registration. We require that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at the event. Please take a moment to 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. Please note you must be over 18 years of age to become a team leader.
  • 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.

Group Registration

If you represent a group (5+ people), complete the Group Volunteer Information Form and we will contact you to discuss potential volunteer opportunities.


Volunteers are treated to a celebratory lunch at the conclusion. Indicate dietary restrictions during the online registration process. Drinking water is available throughout the event.

Getting There

Public Transportation: Fort Totten station is the closest metro station to the planting site. (0.7 of a mile). Buslines with stops near the planting site include the E4, R1, and R2.

Parking: Street parking is available in the area and a small parking lot is available on site.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to nearby signs and bike racks.

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!


April 22, 2020
9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Riggs LaSalle
501 Riggs Rd NE
Washington, DC 20011 United States