Testify for Trees

Our advocates testify at performance and budget oversight hearings for 3 agencies overseen by the Committee on Transportation and the Environment:

  • Department of Transportation (DDOT)
  • Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE)
  • Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)

Performance hearings are opportunities to comment, praise or critique agency directors and explain how the agency’s work is critical to growing our city’s tree canopy.

Budget hearings are opportunities to improve spending patterns for the District’s tree related functions.

Become a Certified Tree Advocate

To testify with Casey Trees at a budget or performance hearing you must take our introductory course, Advocacy in the District: Stand Up For Trees, to learn the ins and outs of urban forestry and tree advocacy in D.C. This course is usually offered twice a year — sign up for our weekly newsletter so you'll know when to sign up!

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