Thanks to Bill for sending: “Hey for anyone commuting along Beach Dr/ Rock Creek Park: Tree blocking Park Rd NW, just up the hill from Piney Branch Parkway. Cars are having to turn around – looks like it’ll get messy.” Read More
photo via DC Fire and EMS
DC Fire and EMS reported: “#DCsBravest responded at 5:16 AM for a large tree on a house in the 7700 block of 17th St NW. Home was searched & it was determined no entrapment or injuries. We secured utilities & requested @dcra & Urban Forestry. 2 residents were displaced.” Read More
Thanks to Cameron for sending from 11th and K Street, NE.
photo by angela n.
From the National Mall NPS sums it up nicely:
“PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM! PEAK BLOOM!”
Photo by Tim Brown
From the National Mall:
“Peak Bloom Prediction for the Cherry Trees on the #NationalMall is a little over TWO WEEKS AWAY…Spring is on its way!
Excited to join our partners @CherryBlossFest @NationalMallNPS for the big announcement on March 1 @ 9am“
Thanks to a reader for sending from Reno Road between Tilden and Rodman Streets, NW.
Ed. Note: Info on how to get trees picked up here.
Thanks to Anna for sending: “A 2020 tree lying to rest with some 2021 trees in Shaw. Can you guess which one was to 2020 tree?”
And across town Lauren captures in West End: Read More
Thanks to Ryan for sending the above from Mount Pleasant and Allie sends below: Read More
John writes: “20th Street in Adams Morgan, in between Kalorama and Belmont.
First pic north-facing from today 12.2.21, second pic south-facing from 11.15.20.” Read More
photo by Andrew Leyden
From the National Park Service:
“Ahead of the holiday season, the National Park Service (NPS) planted a new National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse in President’s Park today. The new tree, a 27-foot white fir (Abies Concolor) from Middleburg, Pa. was donated by Hill View Christmas Tree Farm, and will be the first white fir to serve as the National Christmas Tree.
The NPS transported the new tree from Pa. to the Ellipse on Friday and planted the tree this morning via crane. Read More