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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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DPR Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees February 22, 2019 Performance and Oversight Hearing DC Parks and Recreation Before the DC Council Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs Good afternoon Chairman White and Councilmembers. I am Dr. Jessica Sanders, Director of Science and Policy at Casey Trees. Thank you for …

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DGS Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees February 28, 2019 Performance and Oversight Hearing DC Department of General Service Before the DC Council Committee on Facilities and Procurement Good afternoon Chairman White and Councilmembers. I am Dr. Jessica Sanders, Director of Science and Policy at Casey Trees. Thank you for …

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DCOZ Written Testimony of Kristin Taddei

Testimony of Kristin Taddei Conservation Planner Casey Trees February 28, 2019 Performance and Oversight Hearing DC Office of Zoning Before the DC Council Committee of the Whole Good afternoon Chairman Mendelson and Councilmembers. My name is Kristin Taddei and I am the Conservation Planner with Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity to testify. The …

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DCOP Written Testimony of Kristin Taddei

Testimony of Kristin Taddei Conservation Planner Casey Trees February 28, 2019 Performance and Oversight Hearing DC Office of Planning Before the DC Council Committee of the Whole Good afternoon Chairman Mendelson and Councilmembers. My name is Kristin Taddei and I am the Conservation Planner with Casey Trees. Thank you for the opportunity to testify. The …

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DDOT Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees February 25, 2019 Performance and Oversight Hearing DC Department of Transportation Before the DC Council Committee on Transportation and the Environment Good afternoon Chairwoman Cheh and Councilmembers. I am Dr. Jessica Sanders, Director of Science and Policy at Casey Trees. Thank you for …

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DOEE Written Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders

Testimony of Dr. Jessica Sanders Director of Science and Policy Casey Trees February 14, 2019 Performance & Oversight Hearing for the Department of Energy and the Environment Committee on Transportation and the Environment Good afternoon Chairwoman Cheh and councilmembers. My name is Dr. Jessica Sanders and I am the Director of Science and Policy at …

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Southern Hills Testimony

Testimony of Kristin Taddei, Planning Advocate, Casey Trees September 19, 2018 Before the Board of Zoning Adjustment on Redevelopment of 304 Livingston Terrace SE BZA Case No. 19819: Southern Hills LP Good morning board members, My name is Kristin Taddei and I am the Planning Advocate with Casey Trees. As you may know, Casey Trees …

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St. Paul’s Townhomes Development Win

In order to help the District reach its 40 percent tree canopy goal by 2032 – a challenge given the increasing pace of development in the nation’s capital – Casey Trees advocates for more sustainable plans that protect existing trees and achieve a net gain in tree canopy. In early 2016, Casey Trees learned of …

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Cleveland Park Streetscape Improvement Project

Remember the rainy day in 2016 that turned the Cleveland Park metro station into a cascading waterfall? Years before that watery commute, DDOT was analyzing nearby Connecticut Avenue for its capacity to manage stormwater with new trees and green infrastructure (see pages 26-27 of our Citizen Advocate Handbook). Now, DDOT has released plans to transform …

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Join Mark in testifying for stronger tree protections

Executive Director Mark Buscaino will be testifying in support of the Tree Canopy Protection Amendment Act of 2015 this Friday, October 2. If enacted, the Act would significantly strengthen existing tree protection laws across the District. However, the Act could be even stronger. Casey Trees is proposing: Lowering the minimum size of Special Trees, now at 55 …

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