Tregaron’s first decade of landscape preservation and rehabilitation work was recently featured in the newsletter of The Cultural Landscape Foundation: “Tregaron Estate: Update on a Former ‘Landslide’ [i.e., Threatened] Site.” Read it here. We hope you’ll visit Tregaron and take a look at what we’ve accomplished in our first decade of work, including our… read more
A huge thank-you to everyone who joined us this fall for our history tour sponsored by WalkingTown DC, 2nd Annual Leashed Dog Social, “Natural History of Tregaron” tours with geologist Tony Fleming (co-hosted with Cleveland Park Historical Society), 2nd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Party, and Daffodil Bulb-Planting. Send photos of your favorite scenes (and yourself!) at… read more
In 2016, we celebrated our 10th anniversary by launching several major new initiatives, including a multi-year Native Grass and Wildflower Meadows Project. In November 2016, we began seeding the meadows and we eagerly await spring growth. With the support of our donors and volunteers, native wildflowers will be planted in fall 2017. If you’d like… read more
We are delighted to share the news that after a highly competitive selection process, the National Trust for Historic Preservation recently awarded the Conservancy a $5,000 grant from the Dorothea De Schweinitz Fund to plan our second decade of landscape rehabilitation. With this grant, we will create a vision and implementation plan for the “Urban… read more
Sarah is a senior at American University and joined us recently as a part-time assistant. She is passionate about environmental education and excited to work on programming and grant applications, while also engaging directly with the community through events. Welcome Sarah!
Tregaron’s flowers and trees have had a colorful spring—our great friend and supporter, Sarah Taber, recently captured this series of blooming flowers, just in time to welcome summer.
Meet Natalia and Jacob, students at Georgetown Day School who are with us this summer working on communications and on-site landscape projects. We’re also excited to welcome Maya, a rising junior at Maret, to our intern team. She’ll be working on communications, photography, and grant research this summer and fall. As the daughter of a… read more
Many thanks to all who joined us for our Spring Clean-Up and Volunteer Appreciation Event. Our tireless volunteers removed invasives, helping to stabilize the Macomb Stream Trail hillside and preventing degradation of the sledding field. Volunteers also enjoyed 10th anniversary cupcakes as a thank-you for their service.
On April 30th, Tregaron and Casey Trees co-hosted another successful day of tree planting. Over fifty dedicated volunteers planted thirty new trees along our Macomb side trails, adding to our canopy and stabilizing the slopes along our main trail. Many thanks to our enthusiastic, energetic volunteers and to Casey Trees for their generosity in donating… read more
We had a wonderful morning searching for eggs at our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. It was a beautiful day for hundreds of people to hunt for thousands of candy-filled eggs, enjoy the spring weather and explore Tregaron’s trails. Many thanks to everyone who joined us and to our dedicated volunteers who helped out!