Greening the Built Environment in Washington, DC: Mission of grassroots initiative is to restore the tree canopy


Casey Trees is a Washington, DC-based non-profit established in 2001 committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of the Nation's Capital. 

To fulfill this mission Casey Trees plants trees, engages thousands of volunteers of all ages in tree planting and care, provides year-round continuing education courses, monitors the city's tree canopy, develops interactive online tree tools and works with elected officials, developers, community groups to protect and care for existing trees and to encourage them to add new ones.

To learn more, click here.


Posted July 2010