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[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Upshur Recreation

May 16, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT


Return with us to Upshur Recreation Center to add canopy to this well-loved public space!


  • 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: The closest metro station is Georgia Ave.- Petworth Station which is one mile away from our planting site. The 52, 54, and 59 buses have stops on 14th street near our planting site.

Parking: Street parking is available but limited.

Bike Parking: Bikes can be locked to the bike rack by the Upshur pool or to nearby signs.

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!


May 16, 2020
8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Upshur Recreation Center
4300 Arkansas Ave NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States