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June 2019

Jun 22
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning June 22nd

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tidal Basin, 1510 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on June 22nd for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees. Suckers are an adventitious shoot which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or directly from its roots. Pruning these suckers allows for the tree to redirect its energy into growth within its canopy and producing those beautiful blooms and berries. Who Should Volunteer? Anyone! No previous pruning experience is required. Requirements All volunteers…

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Jun 29
Free

Tree Survival Study: Georgetown

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Volta Park, 1555 34th St NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Casey Trees is committed to increasing the tree canopy of Washington D.C.  How well are we doing?  Now is your chance to find out! Participate in our yearly survival study. We will measure canopy width, trunk diameter, and most importantly, whether the tree is still alive. 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 assessing trees throughout Georgetown.   Who Should Attend? Open to…

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Jun 29
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning June 29th

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tidal Basin, 1510 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on June 29th for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees. Suckers are an adventitious shoot which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or directly from its roots. Pruning these suckers allows for the tree to redirect its energy into growth within its canopy and producing those beautiful blooms and berries. Who Should Volunteer? Anyone! No previous pruning experience is required. Requirements All volunteers…

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Jun 29
Free

Tree Walk: The Tidal Basin

June 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm EDT
Jefferson Memorial, 16 E Basin Dr SW
Washington, DC 20242 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service to learn more about the history of East and West Potomac Park and the trees that define the Tidal Basin. Beginning at the Jefferson Memorial NPS Park Ranger and Casey Trees staff will guide you along the Tidal Basin, discussing the intersection between the confluence of the Anacostia and Potomac and the iconic trees that define this space. Instructors: Gabrielle Rovegno, Community Education Coordinator at Casey Trees Dorene Ruffing, NPS Park Ranger…

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July 2019

Jul 10
Free

Roots to Rivers: How Trees Improve our Waterways

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Join Casey Trees and DC Department of Parks and Recreation to learn how plants and people can protect our District's waterways.  The Sustainable DC plan set the goal to achieve 40% tree canopy in the District, and to have fishable, swimmable rivers by 2032. How do we bring these two goals together for a healthier environment? Join policymakers and community leaders to explore the intersection between trees, stormwater runoff and stream health. You will learn about your local watershed, the…

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Jul 13
Free

Understanding Trees: What They Do and Why They Matter

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Northeast Library, 330 7th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Do you want to play a greater role in re-treeing D.C.? We need your help to protect and promote trees in our urban forest! Understanding trees provides a foundation in tree anatomy, an overview of how trees function to provide the benefits we enjoy in the urban forest. The class will discuss ecosystem services, and how you can be a tree ally and help restore, enhance and protect the trees of our nation's capital. Understanding Trees is a great primer for other…

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Jul 18
Free

Park Inventory: Folger Park

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Folger Park, 2nd St. and D St. SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Cooped up in an office all day? Want to take in some fresh air while you finesse your tree species knowledge? Come spend an evening outside, cataloging trees and taking in this lovely park in Capitol Hill. We will be surveying for health, size and species. 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 document tree species, height, trunk diameter, crown width, overall health and more.…

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Jul 19
Free

Tree Inventory at Judiciary Park

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Judiciary Park, 401-449 5th St NW
Washington, DC 20549 United States

Come spend your Friday afternoon with Casey Trees measuring and learning about trees in the beautiful Judiciary Park! Are you interested in learning about tree species? Do you love being outside and want to meet people who also do? Need a break from the office? Join us as we work with NPS landscapers and Casey Trees staff to catalogue the trees in Judiciary Park. Participants will split into groups and begin assessing trees. We will document tree species, height, diameter of the…

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Jul 20
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning July 20th

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tidal Basin, 1510 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on July 20th for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees. Suckers are an adventitious shoot which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or directly from its roots. Pruning these suckers allows for the tree to redirect its energy into growth within its canopy and producing those beautiful blooms and berries. Who Should Volunteer? Anyone! No previous pruning experience is required. Requirements All volunteers…

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Jul 27
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning July 27th

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tidal Basin, 1510 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on July 27th for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees. Suckers are an adventitious shoot which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or directly from its roots. Pruning these suckers allows for the tree to redirect its energy into growth within its canopy and producing those beautiful blooms and berries. Who Should Volunteer? Anyone! No previous pruning experience is required. Requirements All volunteers…

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August 2019

Aug 3
Free

Tree Inventory: Anacostia Park

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Anacostia Park, 1900 Anacostia Dr. SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Join Casey Trees for the last inventory of the Summer season!  Enjoy being outside? Love nature, trees, and science, this event is for you! Put your tree skills to the test before the summer heat sets in, join Casey Trees on their last inventory of the season along the Anacostia River. Many of these trees have never been surveyed for their health, size or species and we need your help! Who Should Attend? Open to the general public, you do…

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Aug 10
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning August 10th

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tidal Basin, 1510 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on August 10th for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees. Suckers are an adventitious shoot which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or directly from its roots. Pruning these suckers allows for the tree to redirect its energy into growth within its canopy and producing those beautiful blooms and berries. Who Should Volunteer? Anyone! No previous pruning experience is required. Requirements All volunteers…

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Aug 10
Free

Intro to Tree ID

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Casey Trees, 3030 12th St NE
Washington, DC, DC 20012 United States

Are you enthused and curious about the naturally rooted structures around you? Feeling overwhelmed by the number of different tree species living in D.C.? Join Casey Trees and the Department of Parks and Recreation as we introduce you to the trees lining our streets, backyards, parks, and schools. During this training, you will learn how to identify trees commonly found in Washington D.C. - from the sprouting buds and leaves - to the beautiful flowers we love so much. Following…

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Aug 17
Free

Volunteer: Cherry Tree Pruning August 17th

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tidal Basin, 1510 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service on August 17th for a special opportunity to prune the summer suckers of the historic cherry trees. Suckers are an adventitious shoot which grows from a bud at the base of a tree or directly from its roots. Pruning these suckers allows for the tree to redirect its energy into growth within its canopy and producing those beautiful blooms and berries. Who Should Volunteer? Anyone! No previous pruning experience is required. Requirements All volunteers…

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