Training & Workshops

Trees 101

Trees 101 provides a foundation in tree anatomy, basic tree identification and an overview of how trees function to provide the benefits we enjoy in the urban forest.

January and September 9

Trees 201

This class will equip you with the tools to begin identifying trees found in Washington D.C. You can put these newly learned skills to use at tree inventories.

April and September 23Register

Tree Planting Workshop

Learn how to prepare a tree planting site and properly plant the tree to ensure its survival as well as the techniques critical to maintaining tree health. Attending this class is the first step in becoming a Team Leader and will equip you with the skills needed to lead others in planting trees at future events.

March and October 4Register

Tree Pruning Workshop

Join us to learn the fundamentals of tree pruning and methods to encourage healthy tree structure. Trees with good structure are more resistant to storms and other natural forces.


Tree Advocacy Workshop

Stand up for Trees is an interactive advocacy workshop that will prepare you to navigate the city’s unique political geography to help increase tree canopy in your neighborhood and across the city.


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