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It’s #GivingTuesday

Tomorrow, November 29, is #GivingTuesday, and this year stands to be the biggest yet.  What started back in 2012 with a handful of nonprofits, #GivingTuesday has quickly grown into a …

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Attention Urban Forestry Students!

Attention all grad and advanced undergrad students studying urban forestry! The Garden Club of America’s urban forestry scholarship deadline is fast approaching. Don’t miss your chance at $7,500!  Founded in 1913, The …

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Get Green Trees All Year-Long!

With Winter approaching, we watch as the painted leaves of Fall abandon their branches and leave trees bare for the rest of the season. While there’s this mysterious, undeniable beauty …

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Things We’re Thankful For

The Thanksgiving season is a time to reflect on the previous year with gratitude, for the things we’ve accomplished, the friends who helped and supported us along the way, and …

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For Our Sports Fans

With the World Cup right around the corner, it gets hard to think of something other than sports! Here at Casey Trees, we know that sports and the outdoors go …

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#OptOutside Day

Instead of spending Black Friday chasing deals, our organization invites you to join us at Oxon Run and be part of the movement to #OptOutside!  #OptOutside Day was started by …

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Spotted Lanternfly

All across the Mid-Atlantic, agencies and outlets have been releasing warnings and BOLOs (Be On The Lookout) for the spotted lanternfly. The pest has rapidly spread throughout Japan, South Korea, …

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End of Year Events For Everyone

Join us outside as the leaves and temperatures keep dropping this November and into December!  We’ve got a ton of fun events coming your way this season, whether you’d like …

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Asters are the Answer

Whenever people ask what they can plant to support pollinators, I always say asters. Versatile, beautiful, and easy-to-grow, asters provide color and interest (as well as nectar for bees and …

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Talking Trees with Ketcham Elementary

It’s no secret that here at Casey Trees we are passionate about youth education. Afterall, to grow a greater, greener city, we must work together, not just today or tomorrow, …

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Wake Up and Smell the Ginkgos!

It’s happening! Ginkgo Trees are dropping their leaves all over the District – a throwback to prehistoric times, the ginkgo is a beautiful shade tree with unique fan-shaped leaves that …

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Witness Trees that are Living History

Washington DC has been known as the “City of Trees” for more than 100 years, and it’s clear to see why. Between our Districts’ floral treasures and the rich history …

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Still Time to Get Your Happy Trees Cider!

In case you didn’t hear, Casey Trees has partnered up with ANXO DC to bring you ‘Happy Trees’ cider! For every can of ‘Happy Trees’ sold in their restaurant, ANXO …

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Cemeteries for Green

Happy Halloween! In the spirit of all things spooky, we’re here to share some of the cemeteries in the District that are dedicated to adding trees to burial grounds in …

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Here’s a Little Treat: Record Tree Month

What kind of Halloween would it be if we didn’t give you a little treat?! October was an especially busy month for us here at Casey Trees; between the start …

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