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November 2019

Nov 16
Free

Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Oak Hill Cemetery

November 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Oak Hill Cemetery, 3001 R St. NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Join us in planting trees at Oak Hill Cemetery! This is our second planting at the historic Oak Hill Cemetery! Join us in adding canopy to this beautiful cemetery. After the planting is finished feel free to explore the cemetery and search for its notable figures.  Register now! 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…

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December 2019

Trees Matter Presents: Green Cities Summit

December 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Montgomery Parks and Casey Trees, Washington D.C., present the eighth annual conference — Trees Matter Presents: Green Cities Summit. Presentations will focus on the health and welfare of trees in our increasingly developed landscapes. Learn from some of the country’s leading experts about innovative efforts to plant, protect and preserve trees in urban and suburban settings. Trees provide many benefits: they clean and cool our air, stabilize our soils, provide wildlife habitat and beautify our urban and suburban areas. We…

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Dec 7
Free

Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Whitehurst

December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Whitehurst, K St NW and 27th St NW
Washington, DC 20037 United States

Join us in continuing to plant out Whitehurst Freeway.  We will be increasing the tree canopy in the West End and Foggy Bottom neighborhoods. Register now! 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 Waiver: We require that you pre-register for our events, so that you can fill out our waiver…

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Dec 14
Free

Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Virginia Ave. Park

December 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
Virginia Ave. Park, 1098 9th St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Join us in planting trees at Virginia Ave Park! Our last planting of the Fall season will help shade the dog park of this community park and increase stormwater retention. Register now! 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 Waiver: We require that you pre-register for our events, so that…

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Dec 18
Free

Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

December 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, 1964 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join us in planting trees at the National Mall at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial! Plant heritage varieties of the beloved Cherry Tree at the National Mall. Register now! 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 Waiver: We require that you pre-register for our events, so that you can…

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January 2020

Jan 22
Free

Your City, Your Trees: Get to Know Casey Trees

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Casey Trees, 3030 12th St. NE
Washington, DC 20012 United States

Curious about your city and its trees? Let us introduce ourselves and our nation’s trees. Since 2002, Casey Trees has worked to restore, enhance and protect the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. While our support is a more recent event on Washington, D.C.’s timeline, our urban forest has been growing strong since the inception of our city. Going back to D.C.’s early days, the nation’s founders made sure that the city had a balance of nature and buildings. By…

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March 2020

Mar 14
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Team Leader Olympics – Ferebee Hope Rec Center

March 14 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Ferebee Hope Recreation Center, 3999 8th St. SE
Washington, DC 20032 United States

50 Team Leaders will enter and only one team will win! This tree planting will test your team's tree knowledge, planting abilities, and finesse. You will work in teams to plant trees through a series of three competitions. What do you win? Bragging rights as the best team leaders of the season and maybe a special prize package! Requirements Registration. We require that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at the…

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Mar 21
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Fort Reno

March 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Fort Reno, 4000 Chesapeake St NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States

Join us as we plant trees around Fort Reno! Fort Reno is a National Park Service historic site that was built during the winter of 1861 as a strategic location to guard the Rockville Pike. This is the highest elevation in the city (429 feet above sea level). Want to know more about this historic site? Read more here. Requirements Registration. We require that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at…

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Mar 27
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – THEARC Farm

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
THEARC Farm, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Join us in planting trees at THEARC Farm! THEARC Farm is the anchor site of the BBAR Farms network.  The farm was built in 2010, when BBAR staff added 21 raised beds alongside Oxon Creek. The project farm was to encourage healthy nutrition in the community and utilize green space in a positive way. To learn more, read up on the THEARC Farm here. Requirements Registration. We require that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out…

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Mar 28
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Catholic University of America

March 28 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Catholic University of America, Harewood Rd
Washington, DC 20017 United States

Join us in planting trees at the Catholic University of America! Catholic University is a private catholic university that was founded by U.S. Catholic bishops established in 1887. Requirements 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…

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April 2020

Apr 4
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Keene Field

April 4 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Keene Field, 5205 Rock Creek Church Rd NE
Washington, DC 20011 United States

Join us in planting trees at Keene Field! This field is in some dire need of trees. Join us at the largest planting of the Spring 2020 planting season! Requirements 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…

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Apr 15
Free

[CANCELLED] Class: Inventory Team Leader Training

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Casey Trees Office, 3030 12th St. NE
Washington, DC 20017 United States

Do you want to play a greater role in increasing the District’s canopy cover? If so, consider becoming a Casey Trees Inventory Lead at our Citizen Science events! This is a two-part training which consists of an in-class on Wednesday, April 15th from 6:30-8pm and a field session on Saturday, April 18th from 9am-1pm. Park Inventories: Park Inventories are the cornerstone to planning, managing and maintaining the city's urban green spaces. As a Park Inventory Team Lead, you will learn…

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Apr 17
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, 1703 32nd St NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Join us in planting trees at Dumbarton Oaks Parks Conservancy! The park is a naturalistic streamside garden area of 27 acres, beyond the 10 acre formal garden, designed by Beatrix Farrand. Beatrix Farrand was so prominent in her field that she was chosen as the only woman among the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  Requirements Registration. We require that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at the event.…

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Apr 18
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – GWU Mount Vernon Campus

April 18 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
GWU Mount Vernon Campus, 2100 Foxhall Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Join us in planting trees at George Washington University's Mount Vernon Campus! George Washington University was chartered in 1821 by an act of Congress. Nowadays, the University teaches over 27,000 students a year. Let's help make their campus a little shadier for the students running between classes.  Requirements 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…

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Apr 22
Free

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

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

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. Requirements 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…

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Apr 24
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Washington Monument

April 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Washington Monument, 2 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees at the Washington Monument! We are restoring the National Mall with historic cherry trees. Requirements 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…

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[CANCELLED] Arbor Day Bash: Celebrating the 2020 Canopy Awards

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
Dock 5 @ Union Market, 1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Casey Trees' annual flagship event celebrates our community's collective efforts to restore, enhance & protect DC's tree canopy. Arbor Day Bash: Celebrating the 2020 Canopy Awards is Casey Trees' flagship event highlighting the accomplishments of those working to enhance DC's tree canopy and make the city we love more livable for us all. There's no better way to celebrate Arbor Day. This year's event will be in two parts - the awards presentation with dinner from 6:00 to 8:00pm, and…

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May 2020

May 2
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Matthews Memorial Baptist Church

May 2 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Matthews Memorial Baptist Church, 2607 Martin Luther King , Jr., AVE, SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Join us as we add canopy to the historic Barry Farm neighborhood! We will plant trees that will add to the beauty of this space all year long, and shade to the property. Requirements 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…

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May 2
Free

[CANCELLED] Citizen Science: Park Inventory Fort Stevens Recreation Center

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Fort Stevens Recreation Center, 1327 Van Buren St. NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States

Join us for our first park inventory of the 2020 season!  It might surprise you to know there is no current record of the trees in our parks.  But you can help change that! Come join us as we survey the trees at Fort Stevens Recreation Center. Participants will receive a short, hands-on training in the park.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split up into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height,…

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May 9
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Fort Greble

May 9 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Fort Greble, Martin Luther King Jr Ave SW & Elmira St SW
Washington, DC 20032 United States

Plant trees at this Civil War-era fort, at the junction of the Anacostia and Potomac rivers. We are planting trees to reduce stormwater runoff and for erosion control. Requirements 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…

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May 14
Free

[CANCELLED] Citizen Science: Park Inventory at 3rd and I St. Park

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
3rd and I St Park, Corner of 3rd and I St. SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Come join us as we survey the trees at the 3rd and I St. Park! It might surprise you to know there is no current record of the trees in our parks.  But you can help change that! Participants will receive a short, hands-on training in the park.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split up into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of the crown and…

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May 15
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Congressional Cemetery

May 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Congressional Cemetery, 1801E St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Plant in the only cemetery space planned by Pierre L'Enfant! Congressional Cemetery has served the District for over 200 years. We will add canopy cover to this historic site that will provide essential stormwater retention and erosion control. Requirements 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…

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May 16
Free

[CANCELLED] Volunteer: Community Tree Planting – Upshur Recreation

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

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

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June 2020

Jun 6
Free

[CANCELLED] Citizen Science: Park Inventory at Constitution Gardens

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Constitution Gardens, Constitution Ave.
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Come join us as we finish our survey of the trees at Constitution Gardens! It might surprise you to know there is no current record of the trees in our parks.  But you can help change that! Participants will receive a short, hands-on training in the park.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split up into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of the crown and more.…

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July 2020

Jul 16
Free

[CANCELLED] Citizen Science: Park Inventory at Francis Field

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Francis Field, 25th and N St. NW
Washington, DC 20037 United States

Come join us as we take a survey of the trees at Francis Field and School Without Walls! It might surprise you to know there is no current record of the trees in our parks. But you can help change that! Participants will receive a short, hands-on training in the park.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split up into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of…

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August 2020

Aug 1
Free

[CANCELLED] Citizen Science: Park Inventory at Anacostia Park

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Anacostia Park, 1800 Anacostia Dr.
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Come join us as we finish our survey of the trees at Anacostia Park. It might surprise you to know there is no current record of the trees in our parks. But you can help change that! Participants will receive a short, hands-on training in the park.  After learning the tools and techniques participants will split up into groups and begin measuring trees. We will be documenting tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of the crown and more.…

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October 2020

Oct 3

Tree Walk: Oxon Run Park

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Oxon Run Park, 1200 Mississippi Avenue Southeast
Washington, DC 20032 United States

Join Casey Trees staff for an easy paced tree identification walk around Oxon Run Park. Personal masks are required at all times, they will not be provided. Attendees are required to maintain at least six (6) feet of distance between fellow attendees and employees of Casey Trees.Make use of the Casey Trees species guide to learn key characteristics of tree species to tell them apart. We will also discuss the benefits that these trees provide to the park and our…

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Oct 17

Tree Walk: UDC Campus

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Join Casey Trees staff for an easy paced tree identification walk around the UDC Campus. Personal masks are required at all times, they will not be provided. Attendees are required to maintain at least six (6) feet of distance between fellow attendees and employees of Casey Trees.Make use of the Casey Trees species guide and learn key characteristics of tree species to tell them apart. We will also discuss the benefits that these trees provide to our urban forest.What to…

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Oct 24

Tree Walk: Takoma Recreation Center

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Takoma Recreation Center, 6699 4th St. NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States

Join Casey Trees staff for an easy paced tree identification walk around the UDC Campus. Personal masks are required at all times, they will not be provided. Attendees are required to maintain at least six (6) feet of distance between fellow attendees and employees of Casey Trees. to the top of all the events.Make use of the Casey Trees species guide and learn key characteristics of tree species to tell them apart. We will also discuss the benefits that these…

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Oct 31

Tree Walk: Mount Olivet Cemetery

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
MT Olivet Cemetery, 1300 Bladensburg Road Northeast
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Join Casey Trees staff for an easy paced tree identification walk on Memorial Hill located in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Make use of the Casey Trees species guide to learn key characteristics of tree species to tell them apart. We will also discuss the benefits that these trees provide to this special place and our urban forest.What to expect: An easy walk through young trees, stopping to view and discuss different tree characters for species identification. We will have species guides…

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