Celebrate Earth Day with Melanie Choukas-Bradley, “City of Trees” Author

Willow Oak, Thomas Jefferson's Favorite Tree, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
Willow Oak, Thomas Jefferson's Favorite Tree, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Discover the Stories Behind Washington’s Lush Trees

The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library, Washington, D.C. Free Program

What stories do the trees in your neighborhood tell? Are any of them willow oaks? If so, Thomacelebrate earth day with melanie choukas-bradleys Jefferson, who designed and executed the first D.C. street tree planting on record, would have loved them. Learn more about Washington's trees, when local author Melanie Choukas-Bradley gives a lecture at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library entitled "City of Trees."

Choukas-Bradley will take the public on a virtual tour of Washington's botanic history and diversity. She will share pictures and stories behind the trees in Cleveland Park, the White House, the Capitol, Mount Vernon and other historic sites. The author of three natural-history books including "City of Trees: The Complete Field Guide to the Trees of Washington, D.C.,"  Ms. Choukas-Bradley contributes to The Washington Post and various other publications.

A book signing of "City of Trees" will follow courtesy of Books-A-Million.

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