South Mall Campus Master Plan Public Comments
The Smithsonian Institution’s (SI) master plan to renovate the south mall campus involves replacing the roof system of the underground Quadrangle Building situated below the Enid A. Haupt Garden (the Garden). The most recent version of the EIS identifies Master Plan Alternatives B, D, and F.
Farewell to Jim Woodworth
It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that we announce Jim Woodworth’s departure as Director of Tree Planting. Since 2003, Jim played a key…
#ICYMI: The Washington Post Featured the Casey Tree Farm
Ever wanted to know where we get most of our trees or what exact we do out at our farm in Berryville, VA? Look no further!…
The Nine Lives of Christmas Trees
After we learned that D.C. will pick up your Christmas Tree with trash and recycling until February 2nd, we started to wonder what other purposes Christmas…
Trees 101: Sign Up and Start Your Journey
Do you want to play a greater role in re-treeing D.C.? We need your help to protect and promote trees in our urban forest! Trees 101…
Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions
A new year, a new opportunity to be your very best self. Let us help you fulfill your 2018 resolution – whatever it maybe be. Want…
Fall Colors Map
We built a map of the top five showy fall color trees in D.C. – the ginkgo, sweetgum, blackgum, linden and golden rain tree. Changing leaf…
Southeast Boulevard Environmental Assessment Public Comments
We appreciate the opportunity to share our vision for a new Southeast Boulevard in ward 6 – the ward with the lowest tree canopy in D.C. We look forward to working with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) during the environmental assessment (EA) and subsequent design phase to incorporate new trees into a space where none exist today.
LeDroit Park Green Infrastructure Public Comments
These installations will grow the tree canopy of LeDroit Park, benefitting residents and visitors. In order to further reduce the volume of stormwater runoff and pollution flowing into the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, we suggest incorporating the following recommendations into this phase two design.
National Desert Storm War Memorial Public Comments
The two sites proposed for the Memorial showcase healthy, mature trees which provide shade, manage stormwater, and attract local wildlife. Designing a memorial that incorporates and preserves these trees will help the District achieve its environmental goals and enhance the visitor experience.
Casey Trees and C&O Canal Public Comments
The preservation and restoration of C&O Canal Park is a tremendous opportunity to transform an underused park into a prized community amenity. We want to ensure that the future C&O Canal Park maintains its historic natural landscape and grows tree canopy, so residents can enjoy a shady, tree-lined canal for many generations.
There are approximately 150,000 trees located along the streets in the District of Columbia. These street trees are managed by the D.C. Urban Forestry Administration (UFA)…
Our educational programs teach people of all ages to become stewards of D.C.'s trees.
Contrary to its name, the Japanese pagoda is an ornamental shade tree native to China and Korea. It is able to withstand the rigors of urban…
Our trees do more than just look beautiful. Clean Air Trees remove carbon dioxide from the air and produce oxygen. Trees also intercept airborne pollutants common…