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Volunteer: Garfield Park

Casey Trees

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Registration Information

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Team Leader
Sign up here if you have completed the Team Leader training and are willing to lead a team of volunteers.
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Team Leader Candidate
Sign up here if you have attended the Tree Planting Workshop and are signing up to fulfill the Team Leader planting requirements.
1 Registration Ended Free  
Registration Volunteer
Registration volunteers arrive onsite at 8 AM to help set up and stay at the registration tent signing in other volunteers until 9 AM at which point the registration volunteer can join a tree planting team.
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Event Details

Garfield Park holds a special historic place in D.C.’s history as one of the seventeen original federal appropriations purchased by the government in 1792. Originally identified by L’Enfant as a site for a grand cascade, the site was improved and transformed into a public park in the late nineteenth century. Despite various threats and encroachments over the years by both public and private interests, the land has remained an open public space serving the Capitol Hill area for more than two hundred years.

Complimenting the planting Casey Trees did last spring, we will be adding 19 trees to this Ward 6 park. This planting also marks the second Sustainable DC Initiative planting event of the season. 


Getting There

Both the Capitol South Metrorail Station and Eastern Market Metrorail Staton are a 0.5 mi. walk to the site. Street parking is limited.



  • All volunteers must sign a completed volunteer waiver form before participating. Children under 18 years of age must have their parent or legal guardian sign a consent form and be supervised by an adult at all times. Waivers will be provided but to ease the registration process it is helpful to bring a completed copy to the event. 
  • No specific skills required. Each event starts with a tool safety and care demonstration.
  • Register in advance. Space is limited. If your plans change prior to the event, please update your registration status so we are sure to have the necessary number of volunteers.
  • Arrive on time. Check-in opens a half hour prior to the indicated start time and volunteers must be present for the tool safety demonstration at the start of the event.
  • Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Closed toe shoes are required. 



Volunteers are welcomed in the morning with a light breakfast. A celebratory lunch is provided at the conclusion of the event. Casey Trees will supply drinking water throughout the event. 


Group Registration

Are you a volunteer group manager? Do you want to register a large group of volunteers for one or more events (5 or more individuals)? Groups cannot sign up all of their registrants on this page, but we are happy to work with you to get volunteers registered at this event or other events this season. Register online now.


Support Casey Trees

Become a Casey Trees Member today and receive some incredible perks and benefits - all while doing your part to help build a greener place to live for us all. Casey Trees relies on the support of friends, neighbors and volunteers like you to make our work possible. Thank you for your help!


Our Partners

This project was made possible thanks to financial support from the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) with funding provided through the Sustainable DC Budget Challenge Grant. Design and technical support was provided in conjunction with Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), DC Public Schools (DCPS), and the Urban Forestry Administration (UFA).


Have questions about Volunteer: Garfield Park? Contact Casey Trees

When & Where

Garfield Park
214 South Carolina Ave SE
Washington , DC 20003

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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