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Trees at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day yesterday, we’re taking a look at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, as we are honored to be a part of …

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The Time to Prune is Now

Pruning is an imperative tree maintenance procedure. Pruning young trees is one of the surefire ways to encourage a healthy, strong branching structure, which greatly improves a tree’s chances of …

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Evergreen Trees You Can Get for Free in DC

Brighten your view, yard, and mood with these trees that bring some much-needed winter interest to your property. Better yet? They are all eligible for at least one of our …

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Community Tree Care: Adas Israel Cemetery

Help Casey Trees care for young trees! Your help with pruning, mulching, removing stakes, and from these vulnerable trees at historic Adas Israel Cemetery will give them a leg up …

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2022 Holiday Tree and Greenery Collection in DC

Holiday trees and greenery in DC will be collected from homes that receive DPW curbside sanitation collection between January 3 and February 28, 2022. Items collected during this period will …

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Make An Impact Just Like Urban Trees

Before you pop the bubbly and put on Auld Lang Syne, don’t miss the last chance this year to give to an organization that works directly with District communities to …

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Final Weeks to Apply for our Urban Forestry Fellowship

Did your application for the Garden Club of America’s urban forestry scholarship fall to the wayside this holiday season? Haven’t started your application? With a January 31 deadline, the time …

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Your New Year’s Resolutions Can Also Help Urban Forests

Personal New Year’s resolutions can make urban forests better too. Using public spaces, joining in on public discussions, and buying local are all things people can do to contribute to …

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It’s Beginning to Look A Bit Like Winter

While last week felt like a taste of spring, we are expecting some cooler temped in the coming days. Here are some helpful tips to consider while caring for your …

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Winter’s Here: Five Evergreen Trees to ID in DC

Winter has arrived in our nation’s capital. With or without snow, the leaves of many deciduous trees have fallen, some of the most vibrant trees in our city become more …

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Fall 2021 Season Wrap Up

We asked our Field Manager Nick to share some stats and thoughts on yet another unusual season. Want to support our daily work re-treeing DC? Consider donating $40 to help …

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Urban Trees

When we drink a glass of water, write in a notebook, take medicine for fever, or build a house, we do not always make the connection with forests. And yet, …

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For the Person that has Everything

You guessed it: Trees. No matter what or how you celebrate the holidays giving the gift of a tree will be the perfect item for that person in your life. …

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Calling All Urban Forestry Students

For graduate students and advanced undergraduates, the GCA Urban Forestry Scholarship will fund three students at $7,500 for study and research that will advance the knowledge of urban forestry and …

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Congratulations New DDOT Director Everett Lott

Casey Trees would like to congratulate Director Everett Lott as the newly appointed Director of the District Department of Transportation! The Department of Transportation (DDOT) houses the Urban Forestry Division …

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