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April 2018

Apr 7
Free

Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium, 5200 Glover Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20015 US

Come learn about non-native, invasive plants and how they are threatening our native landscapes.

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Apr 14
Free

Trees 201: Tree Identification Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC-4
Gallaudet University: I. King Jordan Student Academic Center, 800 Florida Ave NE Gallaudet University
Washington, DC 20002 US

During this training, you will learn how to identify trees commonly found in Washington D.C. from the sprouting buds, leaves, bark and flowers. Following the training, we will have the opportunity to practice our tree ID skills by observing and inventorying trees outside on the beautiful grounds of Gallaudet University.

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Apr 21
Free

Volunteer: Washington Senior Wellness Center Tree Planting

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Washington Senior Wellness, 3001 Alabama Ave
Washington, DC 20020 US

** IMPORTANT NOTICE: 


Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Burroughs Elementary School planting on April 21st has moved locations to Washington Senior Wellness Center, 3001 Alabama Ave SE, Washington DC 20020. The location has changed, but the date and time, April 21st from 9am-12pm, will remain the same.

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Apr 26

The Fifth Annual Canopy Awards

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
Dock 5 @ Union Market, 1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 US

The Canopy Awards is Casey Trees’ flagship event that highlights the accomplishments of those working to boost and protect D.C.’s tree canopy, raises funds and gets you out for a night of fun. 

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Apr 27
Free

Arbor Day Park Inventory: Gallaudet University

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Olmsted Green, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002 US

Join Casey Trees at Gallaudet University for our first tree inventory of the season. Want to learn more about the tree species surrounding you? Use different tools to collect important data that will inform management, care and spread of trees in this space?  Many of these trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help! Join us! 

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May 2018

May 12
Free

Volunteer: Fairland Orchard Tree Planting

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Fairland Orchard, Ridge Place & 13th St. SE
Washington, DC 20020 US

Join us for a special community tree planting at the Fairland Orchard! This abandoned lot is being repurposed by BLD design to be a community garden and orchard for the Fairland community. 

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May 12
Free

Volunteer: Paradise Apartments Tree Planting

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Paradise at Parkside Apartments, 3598 Hayes St NE
Washington, DC 20019 US

Join us for a special community tree planting at Paradise at Parkside Apartments! This apartment community is inviting Casey Trees back again to plant more tree around their playground and buildings to provide some much-needed shade.

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May 12
Free

Park Inventory: Fort Reno

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Fort Reno, 4000 Chesapeake St NW
Washington, DC 20016 US

Come put your tree skills to the test at a civil war battle site! Join Casey Trees at Fort Reno and inventory trees at D.C.'s highest natural point. Many of these trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help.

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May 23
Free

Park Inventory: Marion Park

May 23 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm UTC-4
Marion Park, E St SE & 6th St SE
Washington, DC 20003 US

Cooped up in an office all day? Want to take in some fresh air while you finesse your tree species knowledge?   Join Casey Trees at  Marion Park to inventory trees in South-East. These trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species. Their management is in our hands and we need your help!

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June 2018

Jun 2
Free

Volunteer: American University Tree Planting

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
American University, TBD
Washington, DC US

Join us as we plant 160 trees over 3 Community Tree Plantings at American University and contribute to campus sustainability. **IMPORTANT: Casey Trees’ Community Tree Planting Events happen rain or shine! We will be planting on Saturday, June 2nd.  ** The Tuesday before this planting, we will send a logistics and directions email with detailed information about how to get to the site. You will receive this email ONLY if you are signed-up for this planting. ** Requirements Registration. We require…

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Jun 9
Free

Park Inventory: Volta Park

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Volta Park, 1555 34th St NW
Washington, DC 20007 US

Come enjoy a green oasis in the heart of Georgetown with Casey Trees! Want to explore a new green space? Put your tree species knowledge to the test? Join Casey Trees at Volta Park to inventory trees! These trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help!  Participants will receive a short, hands-on training on site.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split into groups and begin measuring trees. We will…

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Jun 13
Free

Non-Native Invasive Plant Removal

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Casey Trees, 3030 12th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017 US

Join us for this two-part series to learn about non-native, invasive plants and how they are threatening our native landscapes.

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Jun 20
Free

Park Inventory: John Marshall Park

June 20 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm UTC-4
John Marshall Park, 400 C St. NW
Washington, DC 20001 US

Cooped up in an office all day? Want to take in some fresh air while you finesse your tree species knowledge? Join Casey Trees at John Marshall Park to inventory trees. Many of these trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help!

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Jun 23
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning June 23rd

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Tidal Basin, 1501 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 US

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on June 23 for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees.

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Jun 23
Free

Stand Up for Trees

June 23 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm UTC-4
Casey Trees, 3030 12th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017 US

Stand Up for Trees will prepare you to navigate D.C.’s unique political geography to help increase tree canopy in your neighborhood and across the District. By the end of the class you will be on your way to reviewing development plans, writing persuasive public comments, and delivering testimony at important District hearings. 

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Jun 30
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning June 30th

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Tidal Basin, 1501 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 US

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on June 30 for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees.

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Jun 30

Volunteer at Casey Trees Farm

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Casey Trees Farm, 2498 Briggs Road
Berryville, Virginia 22611 US

Volunteers will be helping Casey Trees grow the next generation of DC trees. These young trees need your help to grow into healthy hearty trees! No pruning or farming experience required.

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July 2018

Jul 8

Forest Bathing Walk at the Franciscan Monastery

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, 1400 Quincy St NE
Washington, DC 20017 US

Join Casey Trees and author and certified nature and forest therapy guide, Melanie Choukas-Bradley, for a forest bathing walk among the lovely and contemplative gardens and trees of the Franciscan Monastery.

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Jul 11

Tree Care at Sherman/Grant/EL Haynes

July 11 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm UTC-4
E.L. Haynes, 3600 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Help Casey Trees care for trees at E.L. Haynes, Sherman, and Grant Circles! 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. 

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Jul 14
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning July 14th

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Tidal Basin, 1501 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 US

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on July 14 for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees.

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Jul 14
Free

Park Inventory: Banneker Recreation Center

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Banneker Recreation Center, 2500 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001 US

Want to put your tree species identification to the test? Join Casey Trees at Banneker Recreation Center to observe and inventory trees. These trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help! 

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Jul 20

Tree Care at McKinley Tech High School/ Harry Thomas Rec Center

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
McKinley Technology High School, 151 T St NE
Washington, DC 20002 US

Help Casey Trees care for trees at Mckinley Technology High School and Harry Thomas 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 All volunteers must sign a completed volunteer waiver form before participating. Children under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign a consent form and be supervised by an adult at all times. Waivers will be provided…

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