Advocacy

Our team and advocates communicate with developers, legislatures and other decision makers to keep our urban forest healthy.

Small Cells, Big Loss

The District is preparing for new 5th Generation (5G) infrastructure. With this infrastructure, D.C. is hoping to provide more reliable wireless telecommunications to our communities. The equipment that will provide …

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Take Action for a Brilliant, #ResilientDC

Climate change is projected to cause heavier rain events and hotter, longer summers in Washington, D.C. As our city implements the forward-thinking Sustainable DC and Climate Ready DC plans, Mayor …

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Advocacy Works: Casey Trees and its Advocates Use Climate Ready DC to Show How

Planting, pruning, citizen science. What do you picture when you think of these actions? Your shovel hitting the dirt? The way your hard hat matches your pruning ensemble? The sound …

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Where Does D.C Need More Trees? Take three minutes and tell the city.

The Urban Forestry Master Plan is looking for your opinion! Advocate for where you appreciate nature, where you’d like to see more trees and what their biggest benefit to our …

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Your Last Chance to Strengthen Sustainable DC 2.0

This is it! Your final opportunity to influence the city’s new Sustainable DC plan is here. Together, we can strengthen Sustainable DC 2.0 and make it the best version yet. …

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Tree Advocates Rollin’ on the River

Certified Tree Advocates, volunteers who have completed Casey Trees’ advocacy training requirements, get all sorts of fun perks. These hard-working volunteers attend community meetings, write public comments, and testify at …

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Stand Up for Trees this Month

If you love D.C.’s trees, join us to become certified in tree advocacy by attending our workshop, Advocacy in the District. In this class, you’ll learn to analyze development projects, prepare …

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Cities need Trees. Rivers need Trees. We need Trees. Learn How to Stand Up for Trees.

Learn how you can protect D.C.’s trees at this fun, interactive workshop. Stand Up for Trees will prepare you to navigate D.C.’s unique political geography to help increase tree canopy …

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Certified Tree Advocates Featured in ‘Trees are Key’

If you’re active in the urban forestry world on Twitter (what, you aren’t?) you may be familiar with Paul Johnson, the Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator for the Texas A&M …

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Cleveland Park Streetscape Improvement Project

Remember the rainy day in 2016 that turned the Cleveland Park metro station into a cascading waterfall? Years before that watery commute, DDOT was analyzing nearby Connecticut Avenue for its …

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Show Your Support for the City’s 40% Canopy Goal

Please join your neighbors, friends, and staff of the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) at THEARC on Tuesday, December 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. to share your ideas …

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A Few Days Left to Comment on Sustainable DC 2.0

Comments for the next vision of our sustainable city are open until the end of November. You have a few more days to tell the Department of Energy and Environment …

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Help Shape the Future of Our Trees with Sustainable DC 2.0

Next year, our city’s Sustainable DC plan turns 5. To reflect changes in city policies and programs since the plan was first released, the Department of Energy and Environment is …

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Stand Up for Trees

Don’t miss out on your chance to help move the District to plant more trees in parks, create more sustainable developments, and protect more of our city’s oldest trees at Stand …

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Fight For Shady, Enjoyable Neighborhoods for All – Become a Tree Advocate

Our city’s parks present an untapped opportunity to green D.C. Trees make parks more beautiful and enjoyable for residents – especially during these hot summer months— but too many of …

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