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Class: Stand Up for Trees

Casey Trees

Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (ADT)

Washington, DC

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Learn how to become an advocate for the trees in your community and turn your knowledge into action by joining Casey Trees' newly formed league of Tree Advocates! In this class, you will learn about the state of DC’s trees, how the local government is organized, and who the key players are that help to manage our trees in public spaces. Then, you will learn techniques for engaging these key District officials and agencies in order to help protect (or even increase!) the tree canopy in your neighborhood and city. Afterwards, you will be able to speak with current Casey Trees’ volunteers and Tree Advocates to learn of their experiences advocating for trees. Upon completion of this class, you will have the opportunity to join our Tree Advocates group. While we will be focusing on how to be an advocate for the District's trees, residents from outside of Washington will be able to benefit from learning about the challenges of managing an urban forest. This is a Citizen Forester qualifying course.

Getting There

The Metrorail station is Brookland-CUA (Red Line) which is a 10 minute walk. The Metrobus stop is near the intersection of 12th and Irving Street NE (served by the H8) or the Brookland-CUA Metro station (served by the H2, H4, H6, G8, R4 and 80). At our office, there is ample street parking and we accommodate bicycles on-site.


Maisie Hughes, Director of Planning and Design, Casey Trees

Sue Erhardt, Director of Education, Casey Trees

Emily Oaksford, Planning Associate, Casey Trees

Who Should Attend?

Open to the general public for anyone interested in advocating for the urban canopy or becoming a Citizen Forester.


All attendees will be provided a light breakfast and lunch. Please note your dietary preferences and/or allergies when registering so we can attempt to accommodate your needs.

Continuing Education Credits

ISA Continuing Education Credits available.

Have questions about Class: Stand Up for Trees? Contact Casey Trees

When & Where

Casey Trees Headquarters
3030 12th St NE
Washington, DC 20017

Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (ADT)

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Casey Trees

Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit established in 2002 committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. To learn more about Casey Trees, visit

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