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The 2024 Canopy Awards are Almost Here!

Arbor week is here! As we approach Arbor Day Eve, the excitement is building for the highly anticipated 2024 Canopy Awards. This spectacular event isn’t just another gathering; it’s our …

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Treewise Sparks Excitement Among Young Urban Foresters

Casey Trees’ Treewise Spring Break Camp, “Every Day is Arbor Day,” proved to be a resounding success as young nature enthusiasts delved into the wonders of Washington, DC’s urban forest. …

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Celebrating a Busy Earth Day

As the world celebrates Earth Day, communities worldwide are coming together to act towards a greener, more sustainable future. Last Saturday, volunteers gathered at Emery Recreation Center with one common …

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Meet the Honorees: Pat Spillman

As the anticipation builds for this year’s Canopy Awards, we take a moment to celebrate our esteemed Honoree for Volunteer Service, Pat Spillman. Pat’s dedication to serving our community and …

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Join us for the End of Spring!

We have had a wonderful start to our spring season, and we are moving forward with plenty more events and ways for you to join us this season. We hope …

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We Gave Away 200 Trees!

The tree giveaway has concluded, and we’re thrilled to share that over 200 trees have been distributed to enthusiastic tree lovers! And all within just two days! These saplings are …

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Meet the Honorees: Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

As the excitement mounts for this year’s Canopy Awards, we continue to explore the remarkable achievements of our distinguished honorees. This week, we’re shining a spotlight on Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories, …

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A Look into the Busy Planting Season

As the planting season kicks into high gear, it’s time to shine a spotlight on Casey Trees’ dedicated Tree Operations crew. Our team works tirelessly to restore, enhance, and protect …

SCA Youth Ambassadors planting a tree.

Meet the Student Conservation Association

At Casey Trees, our commitment to environmental education is unwavering. We firmly believe in empowering the next generation with the knowledge and skills to become stewards of our planet. We …

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Precipitation Check!

As the summer months quickly approach, it’s important that our trees receive appropriate amounts of water to keep them thriving through any upcoming heat waves and dry spells. That’s why …

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Meet the Honorees: Megan Fisk

As anticipation builds for the annual Canopy Awards, we continue to explore and learn about our esteemed honorees. Today we’ll be getting to know Megan Fisk, a beacon of environmental …

Volunteers planting at DC Water/Brentwood CTP.

Recapping a Rainy Tree Planting + Meet the Honorees: Bloom

Last weekend, despite the challenging weather conditions, volunteers gathered with unwavering dedication to participate in the community tree planting event. Braving the rain, they diligently worked to add 38 trees …

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Meet the Honorees: Eleanor Holmes Norton

As our Annual Canopy Awards swiftly approaches, anticipation builds not only for the celebration of environmental excellence but also for the opportunity to delve into the remarkable individuals who have …

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The Cicadas are Coming (but not to DC)!

This article is the first in a series of featured stories this spring/summer with our partners at Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories. This partner series aims to educate the DC region …

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The Time is Now: Support DC’s Trees!

As our city continues to grow and evolve, it’s crucial that we prioritize the health and sustainability of our urban forest. Recently, the DC Council’s Committee on Transportation and the …