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April 2019

The Sixth Annual Canopy Awards

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Dock 5 @ Union Market, 1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

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. In past years, we celebrated the city of trees, our beautiful parks, got campy and followed Alice into the canopy. This year's theme is Roots to Rivers - a celebration of partnership and the symbiotic relationship between trees and waterways. Join us in the City of Trees on Arbor Day Eve — Thursday, April 25, 2019…

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March 2019

Mar 30
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Upshur Recreation Center

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Upshur Recreation Center, 4300 Arkansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

Join Casey Trees and Department of Parks and Recreation in the beautiful Petworth neighborhood as we plant at Upshur Recreation Center.  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 before arriving at…

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Mar 30
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Zimmerman Field

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Zimmerman Field, 100 H St. SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Join Casey Trees and Department of Parks and Recreation at Ryan Zimmerman Field near Randall Recreation Center in Southwest D.C. This recreation field needs some trees to provide shade for spectators and reduce storm water run off.  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…

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April 2019

Apr 3
Free

Class: Team Leader Training

April 3 @ 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 Team Leader at either our community tree plantings or inventories! Community Tree Plantings: The foundation for a tree’s health and longevity is established the day it is planted. As a Tree Planting Team Lead, you will learn how to prepare a tree planting site and properly plant a tree to ensure its survival, as well as the techniques critical…

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Apr 13
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Peirce Mill

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Peirce Mill, 2401 Tilden St. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Come plant with us at the historic Peirce Mill in Rock Creek Park!  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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years…

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Apr 13
Free

Intro to Tree Identification

April 13 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Raymond Recreation Center, 3725 10th St NW
Washington, DC, DC 20009 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. A portion of…

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Apr 20
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: University of the District of Columbia Pt. 1

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Celebrate Earth Day with Casey Trees and UDC in Van Ness! 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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years of age…

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Apr 22
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: University of the District of Columbia Pt. 2

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Celebrate Earth Day with Casey Trees and UDC in Van Ness! 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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years of age…

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Apr 26
Free

Park Inventory: Arbor Day at Judiciary Park

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Judiciary Park, 401-449 5th St NW
Washington, DC 20549 United States

Celebrate Arbor Day with Casey Trees as we inventory trees in Judiciary Square and share this holidays implication of encouraging stewardship in the nation's capital.   The event will begin with a small history the Arbor Day and its festivities. Then participants will receive a short, hands-on training, learning the tools and techniques. Participants will split into groups and begin assessing trees. We will document tree species, height, diameter of the trunk, width of the crown, overall health, and more. Who…

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Apr 27
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting – Henson Ridge

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Henson Ridge, 1804 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Celebrate Arbor Day with Casey Trees at one of our largest plantings of the season. 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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under…

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May 2019

May 4
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Congressional Cemetery

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Plant trees in the historic Congressional Cemetery, one of DC's oldest institutions planned by Pierre L'Enfant himself. 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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers:…

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May 4
Free

Park Inventory: Constitution Gardens

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Constitution Gardens,

Join Casey Trees and the National Park Service at Constitution Gardens to collect important information about trees on the National Mall. If you love science, trees and promoting green infrastructure on our national monuments, this is the event for you! Come put your tree skills to the test and take in some fresh air with fellow nature enthusiasts.  Participants will receive a short, hands-on training on site. After learning the tools and techniques, participants will split into groups and begin…

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May 11
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Dakota Playground

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Dakota Playground, South Dakota Ave NE & 33rd. St. NE
Washington, DC 20018 United States

Beautify Dakota Playground, a neighborhood park in the Gateway area. We are planting trees to add shade to this playground. 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 before arriving at the…

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May 11
Free

Volunteer: May Casey Tree Farm Planting

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Casey Trees Farm, 2498 Briggs Rd
Berryville, VA 22611

Description Come visit the Casey Tree Farm! We will helping our farm prepare for the summer months of growing.  ** IMPORTANT: 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 that you pre-register for our events so that you can fill out our waiver before arriving at…

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May 16
Free

Park Inventory: Marie Reed Recreation Center

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Marie Reed Recreation Center, 2200 Champlain St NW
Washington, DC 20009 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 tree and taking in this newly renovated recreation center.  Join Casey Trees at Marie Reed Rec Center to inventory trees. 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…

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May 17
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Raymond Recreation Center

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Raymond Recreation Center and Playground, 3725 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States

Join us in planting trees at Raymond Recreation Center and Playground. This recreation center will receive 50 new trees to help clean the air and reduce stormwater run off from the recreation fields.  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…

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May 22
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Marriott Day of Service

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1300 Bladensberg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

A special volunteer opportunity for Marriott Employees! We are thrilled to plant at Mt. Olivet Cemetery for the Marriott Day of Service. 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 before arriving…

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May 31
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Palisades Recreation Center

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Palisades Recreation Center, 5200 Sherrier Pl NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States

Join Casey Trees and Department of Parks and Recreation to plant at the beautiful Palisades Park. 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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers: Volunteers…

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June 2019

Jun 1
Free

Park Inventory: Kalorama Park

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-5
Kalorama Park, 1865 Kalorama Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Join Casey Trees and city arborists in Adams Morgan on a lovely summer day to collect important information about trees in Kalorama Park!  If you love trees, science and discovering new parks, this is the event for you! Come put your tree skills to the test and take in some fresh air with fellow nature enthusiasts.  Participants will receive a short, hands-on training on site. After learning the tools and techniques, participants will split into groups and begin assessing trees.…

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Jun 8
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Langdon Park Recreation Center

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Langdon Park Recreation Center, 2901 20th St NE
Washington, DC 20018 United States

Join Casey Trees and the Department of Parks and Recreation at Langdon Park, home of the Chuck Brown Memorial. 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 before arriving at the event.…

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Jun 13
Free

Park Inventory: Powell Recreation Center

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Powell Recreation Center, 16th St. and Lamont St. NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States

Cooped up in an office all day? Want to take in some fresh air while you finesse your tree species skills? Come spend an evening outside, cataloging trees!  Join Casey Trees as we inventory trees in this green space nestled in the center of Columbia Heights. 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…

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Jun 15
Free

Volunteer Community Tree Planting: Mt. Olivet Cemetery

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1300 Bladensberg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Increase the canopy at historic Mt. Olivet Cemetery. 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 before arriving at the event. Youth Volunteers: Volunteers under 18 years of age must have their…

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July 2019

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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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 not…

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