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Tomorrow. Your Chance to Make a Difference for DC’s Trees.

If the big box chain stores can start Black Friday at 6am on Thanksgiving, you can start #GivingTuesday early and help us reach our goal of $5,000. In the spirit …

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Nov. 29 2021

Casey Trees Online Advocacy Resources

Our advocacy trainings have taken many forms since 2015: Brunch and Learns, Dinner and Dialogue, classroom training, and most recently zoom rooms. Check out our Casey Trees’ online Advocacy Portal! …

Nov. 29 2021

We Love Working with Old Friends

It’s no secret that we’re close partners with the city’s Urban Forestry Division. As the steward of the city’s nearly ~190,000 public trees and has a mission of keeping this …

Nov. 22 2021

Support Homegrown Change this Year. Give to Casey Trees for #GivingTuesday

After the eating of Thanksgiving and the flurry of activities of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes a day of giving back. #GivingTuesday is an online global day of giving …

Nov. 22 2021

Introducing…the Urban Forest Preservation Authority Amendment Act Of 2021

As development activity has increased across DC, so has the risk for harm to Special and Heritage Trees. While most developers obtain permits to legally remove a tree, some do …

Nov. 22 2021

We Get By with a Little Help from Our Friends

Happy Thanksgiving great Casey Trees fam! We feel a bit like a broken record saying this, but after a(nother) unprecedented year, we are so very grateful and thankful for our …

Nov. 15 2021

GIS Day: Mapping Spotlight

GIS is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data to help people make better decisions. On GIS Day, we’re helping others learn about geography and the real-world …

Nov. 15 2021

Advocacy Works: The Future Of The Waterfront

With Buzzard Point nearly complete, large-scale development along DC’s waterfront has taken a shift in focus toward the Anacostia River. Casey Trees is involved in ANC meetings, design charrettes, and …

Nov. 15 2021

DDOT Kicks Off The 2021-2022 Tree Planting Season

We’re excited to share some news from our partner, the Urban Forestry Division of DDOT. Hear more about their plans for 2022 below. November is a big month! One of …

Nov. 15 2021

The Human/Forest Nexus: Today’s Natural Infrastructure Solutions Leading to Tomorrow’s Climate Resiliency

Between November 15 and 19, the DC Environmental Network, along with over 26 local, regional, and national environment and community focused organizations will be hosting a special series of virtual …

Nov. 8 2021

Big Budget Wins for 2022

This summer Casey Trees testified to the DC Council on the Mayor’s fiscal year 2022 budget. We attended 5(!) different hearings focusing on four main things: protecting funding for environmental …

Nov. 8 2021

DDOT Maps You May Have Missed

Did you know DC and the Urban Forestry Division of DDOT publish a lot of data and maps online? We stumbled across a few of these and had to share! …