The Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) is a local, 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental organization that is working to protect and restore the Anacostia River ( Washington, DC) and its watershed. AWS seeks to fulfill its mandate of a swimmable and fishable river through its programs of education, action and advocacy.
Casey Trees is a non-profit organization established in May 2001 with a mission to restore, enhance, and protect the tree canopy cover of Washington, DC. Casey Trees is currently carrying out a GIS inventory of the street trees of DC in cooperation with the DC Government, community volunteers, ECC\’s Eagle Corps, NCCC, and other partners. They plan to work with these and other partners to use the DC Trees Inventory data to come up with a comprehensive strategy to restore DC as the City of Trees.
D.C. Greenworks’ mission is to help solve urban environmental and economic problems by fostering local environmental expertise and community stewardship.D.C. Greenworks is the Washington, D.C. subsidiary of Community Resources, an urban, environmental non-profit with programs in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The Community Tree Planting program of the National Tree Trust (NTT) facilitates tree planting on public land and along roadsides with the aid of volunteers. Community Tree Planting grants consist of one-year-old, regionally-appropriate tree seedlings, two-gallon plastic containers, and money to pay for soil.