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April 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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