Registration for Casey Trees’ winter classes, workshops and tree tours is now open. Program topics include forest gardens, venerable trees of Virginia and winter tree identification.
On the heels of August’s announcement of D.C.’s emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine, Casey Trees will host Rick Turcotte, an entomologist with the U.S. Forest Service, to discuss the EAB outbreak and other regional tree pests.
The full winter schedule includes:
Saturday, Jan. 14 Pruning Workshop
Saturday, Jan. 21 Trees 101
Saturday, Feb. 4 Stand Up for Trees
Wednesday, Feb. 8 What’s Bugging D.C.?: Our Urban Forest Pests
Saturday, Feb. 11 Tress 201: ID and Selection
Wednesday, Feb. 22 Forest Gardens
Saturday, Mar. 3 Tree Planting Workshop
Saturday, Mar. 10 Tree Tour — Winter ID: Trees in Transition
Friday, Mar. 23 Remarkable Trees of Virginia
All programs, unless noted, are offered free of charge. Advance registration is required and space is limited. Class descriptions and registration are available online at http://ct.convio.net/calendar