Public Comments

Our comments, recommendations, and analysis in our review of new plans and policies from developers and the District.

COVID-19 Updates

The current and ongoing developments around COVID-19 have challenged us all, but we take solace in the fact that we have, and will continue, to act with an abundance of caution to safeguard our staff and volunteers. We have therefore made the difficult but appropriate decision to cancel all our community volunteer events this fall. …

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Office of Zoning Testimony of Spenser Balog 03-06-2020

Office of Zoning Testimony of Spenser Balog Chairman Phil Mendelson  Committee of the Whole  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004  March 6, 2020  Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the D.C. Office of Zoning  Dear Chairman Mendelson,   Casey Trees is a nonprofit with the mission to restore, enhance and protect the tree canopy …

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OSSE Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders 03-11-2020

OSSE Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Councilmember David Grosso  Committee on Education  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004  March 11, 2020   Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the Office of the State Superintendent for Education   Dear Councilmember Grosso,   Casey Trees is a nonprofit dedicated to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of our …

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DOOP Testimony of Spenser Balog 02-25-2020

Testimony of Spenser Balog Sustainable Development Associate Casey Trees February 25, 2020 Performance Oversight for the D.C. Office of Planning Before the D.C. Council Committee of the Whole Good afternoon Chairman Mendelson, Councilmembers and staff. My name is Spenser Balog and I am the Sustainable Development Associate at Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity …

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DPR Testimony of Leah Harnish 02-06-2020

DPR Testimony of Leah Harnish Councilmember Trayon White  Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004    March 6, 2020  Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the Department of Parks and Recreation  Dear Councilmember White,   Casey Trees is a D.C. based nonprofit with the mission to restore, enhance and protect the …

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DGS Testimony of Leah Harnish 03-06-2020

DGS Testimony of Leah Harnish Councilmember Robert White  Committee on Facilities and Procurement  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  Washington, D.C. 20004  March 6, 2020  Subject: Casey Trees Comments: Performance Oversight for the Department of General Services  Casey Trees is a D.C. based nonprofit with the mission to restore, enhance and protect the tree canopy of our …

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DDOT Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders 01-27-2020

DDOT Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Councilmember Mary Cheh  Committee on Transportation and Environment  1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 108  Washington, D.C. 20004    January 27, 2020    Subject: Casey Trees Comments for the District Department of Transportation Performance Oversight Hearing  To Councilmember Cheh,  Thank you for the opportunity to submit comments regarding the District …

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OCTO Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders 01-16-2020

OCTO Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Performance Oversight Hearing for the Office of the Chief Technology Officer Committee on Government Operations January 16th, 2020 Good morning Chairman Todd, Committee members and staff. My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I am the Director of Science and Policy at Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity to testify in front …

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DOEE Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders-01-16-2020

DOEE Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Councilmember Mary Cheh  Committee on Transportation and Environment  1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 108  Washington, D.C. 20004    January 16, 2020 Subject: Comments for the Department of Energy and Environment Performance Oversight Hearing  To Councilmember Cheh,  Thank you for the opportunity to submit comments regarding the Department of Energy and Environment’s …

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DDOT Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees April 11, 2019 Budget Oversight Hearing D.C. Department of Transportation Before the D.C. Council Committee on Transportation and the Environment Good afternoon Chairwoman Cheh, Committee members, and Council staff. My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I am the Director of Science and …

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DPR Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees April 5, 2019 Budget Oversight Hearing D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation Before the D.C. Council Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs Good afternoon Councilman White and Committee members. My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I am the Director of Science and …

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DGS Written Testimony of Leah Harnish

Testimony of Leah Harnish Policy Analyst Casey Trees April 4, 2019 Performance and Oversight Hearing DC Department of General Service Before the D.C. Council Committee on Facilities and Procurement Good afternoon Chairman White and Councilmembers. My name is Leah Harnish and I am the Policy Analyst at Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity to …

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DOEE Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees April 1, 2019 Budget Oversight Hearing D.C. Department Energy and the Environment Before the D.C. Council Committee on Transportation and the Environment Good afternoon Councilwoman Cheh and Committee members. My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I am the Director of Science and …

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DCOZ Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

March 26, 2019 Dear Chairman Mendelson and Council of the Whole members, My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I am the Director of Science and Policy at Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity to testify. The D.C. Office of Zoning is the cornerstone of District development, without which, we would not have the …

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DCOP Testimony of Leah Harnish

Testimony of Leah Harnish Policy Analyst Casey Trees March 26, 2019 Budget Oversight Hearing D.C. Office of Planning Before the D.C. Council Committee of the Whole Good afternoon Chairman Mendelson and Committee Members. My name is Leah Harnish and I am the Director of Science and Policy at Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity …

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