Events Calendar

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Events are open to all unless otherwise noted — come out and volunteer with Tree Stewards or come to a public event to learn how to care for trees.

March 18: Work Day at Lewinsville Park
The McLean Trees Foundation is sponsoring a workday at Lewinsville Park in McLean. Volunteers are needed to help edge, mulch, and prune thirty trees along Chain Bridge Road. Volunteers should meet at the entrance to the park on Chain Bridge Road and bring tools, gloves, and wear appropriate footwear. No experience in caring for trees is necessary to participate. To volunteer, please R.S.V.P. to Ray Lewyckyj, board member, at or call 703-902- 1005 for more information. 9 a.m. to noon. Rain date: March 19: 9 a.m. to noon.

March 18th: Keep Trees Alive; Help Wildlife Thrive at Madison Manor Park
Join neighbors, volunteer Master Naturalists and volunteer Tree Stewards to help remove English ivy, porcelainberry and other invasive, non-native plants from the beautiful trees in this park along Four Mile Run. An Arlington County Natural Resources staff member versed in invasive plant removal will join us. 2 – 4 p.m. Madison Manor Park, 6225 12th Rd. N. Arlington 22205. Meet at 1:45 p.m. near the tennis courts to sign in. Wear long pants, closed-toe shoes or boots, and gloves. Bring clippers and loppers. Gloves and some tools will be available. Questions? Text or call Jo Allen: 703-474-2671.

March 25: 31st Annual Lahr Symposium: Native Plants Enriching Our Communities
At the U.S. National Arboretum. For complete details, click here. Register here.

Every weekend area-wide: Save Trees and Native Habitat
Join Master Naturalists to remove invasive plants in Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, and Fairfax County. Visit for details and locations. Contact the site leader if you plan to participate. Some hours change seasonally.

Monthly: Invasive Plant Removal Workdays
At Kenmore Middle School. Contact Ryan Donlon at

Every Fall and Spring: Casey Trees in DC
Each year, Casey Trees plants more than 2,500 trees across the District of Columbia with help from volunteers. Learn their technique and help reach DC’s goal of 40 percent tree canopy by 2032. Register early: Tree planting opportunities fill very quickly, often the same day they’re announced. Members (donors) get first dibs. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Click here to learn more and register.


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