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In Person Fall Events are Back!

Well well well folks we are thrilled to announce that after practically two years, Fall volunteer events at Casey Trees are back! Register for specific events below and get dirty …

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Make Fall Your Best Season Yet with Casey Trees

Fall is here and while this weekend was straight out of August, cooler, crisp nights and mornings are in our future. With the welcome return of Fall volunteer events at …

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, …

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Casey Trees and the National Environmental Education Foundation

NEEF’s National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, this celebration brings …

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How DC Gives Urban Trees a Second Life

Last week was the inaugural Urban Tree Summit field session. We spent the day at Montgomery County’s Pope Farm Nursery where they had a live sawmill demo and chatted about …

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We Can’t Plant in the Summer, So Here’s How Volunteers Helped

Restoring, enhancing, and protecting our nation’s capital goes far beyond planting trees! Especially in the summer months when the temps are too hot to plant. One critical part of our …

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Volunteer Event Sign Ups are Coming – How to Ensure A Spot

We’re back baby! While they will definitely look different, we are excited to announce we’ll be hosting fall volunteer events throughout DC this fall.  More information will be released soon, …

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Piney Branch Parkway: Before and After

You know the famous sentiment, “it takes a village”? That saying came to mind when discussing our latest and greatest before and after – Piney Branch Park. We sat down …

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PlanIT Geo

The Urban Tree Summit is made possible by generous financial and in-kind contributions from our sponsors. We’re excited to introduce you to PlanIT Geo™, a global urban forestry consulting and …

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Virtual Urban Tree Summit Last Call

The virtual session of the Urban Tree Summit we host annually with Montgomery Parks is next week!  We can’t wait to show off what we have been planning and discuss …

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Nature Near Schools Program

It is 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 …

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We Made Pawpaw Muffins

Pawpaws, for the unfamiliar, are the large, delectable fruit grown on a local understory tree. When ripe, some say they taste like a cross between a banana and a mango. …

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Olmsted 200

The Urban Tree Summit is made possible by generous financial and in-kind contributions from our sponsors. We’re excited to introduce you to a community- and sustainability-minded organization: Olmsted 200.  Olmsted …

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Trees for Our Changing Climate

When it rains, it pours. The District seems to be a living example of that saying, considering we had little to no sporadic rainfall earlier this summer and for the …

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Back To School Styles

Ready or not, here it comes: back to school. While there is still a lot of uncertainty around back-to-school plans, one thing is for sure, new gear gets you excited …

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