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Tree Report Card 2020

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Tree Report Card 2019

This years report focuses on empowering DC’s future generations through trees. When we teach younger generations about the value of trees and green space now, we will ensure that our …

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Tree Report Card 2018

This reporting year has seen continued progress in D.C.’s 20-year effort to improve the abundance and health of its trees. The overall grade of an A means that investments in …

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Advocacy Works: Climate Ready DC

Back in 2016 the District Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE) drafted the Climate Ready D.C. Plan. The goal of that plan was to identify strategies to protect communities …

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Tree Report Card 2017

Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of our nation’s capital. We pursue our mission through community action, education, and research. …

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Advocacy Works: Tree Canopy Protection Amendment Act 2016

The Problem Trees absorb carbon dioxide, clean our rivers and add history to neighborhoods – but the vast majority of these benefits come from mature trees that have had the …

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Tree Report Card 2015

Over the past decade, the District and its partners have accomplished a great deal toward achieving the city’s 40 percent canopy goal. One example is particularly telling — tree planting …

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Tree Report Card 2014

The Sustainable DC Plan (SDC) set forth three seemingly contradictory goals to accomplish by 2032: 1) Grow Washington, D.C.’s population from 650,000 to 850,000 people 2) Cover 40 percent of …

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Tree Report Card 2013

Washington, D.C., our nation’s “City of Trees,” continues to lose tree canopy at a pace that is imperceptible year to year, but alarming when looked at over the past half-century. …

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Tree Report Card 2012

Five years ago, one of our board members asked: “we’re doing a lot of good work, but what are we trying to achieve and are we achieving it?” From that …

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Tree Report Card 2011

Just as monuments, government buildings and vistas have helped to distinguish the nation’s capital, so has its trees. In fact, trees are so much a part of the District’s legacy …

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Tree Report Card 2010

The Tree Report Card, now in its third year, is the only independent tree and tree canopy assessment of A major U.S. city. it measures the quantity and quality of …

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Tree Report Card 2009

This year’s 2009 overall grade of B- represents a slight decrease from last year’s grade of a flat B. The difference is largely because last year we graded ourselves against …

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Tree Report Card 2008

The Tree Report Card is the only independent evaluation of the District’s tree canopy and the first such assessment in the Nation. It grades DC’s trees and tree canopy on …

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Tree Report Card 2016

Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of our nation’s capital. We pursue our mission through community action, education, and research. …

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