1. Re-Oaking California

    Re-oaking your community: 3 ways to bring oaks back to California cities by Erica Spotswood Could restoring native oak trees to cities create a beautiful, functional, and climate-adapted urban forest for our children? In the newly released report “Re-oaking Silicon Valley: Building Vibrant Cities with Nature”, the San Francisco Estuary...
  2. Supporting Ourselves as Community Activists

    Supporting Ourselves as Community Activists – with the work of Joanna Macy Based on eco-philosopher Joanna Macy’s books, “The Spiral of the Work that Reconnects” and “Coming back to Life,” Adélàjà Simon and Jen Scott facilitated a session of empowering dyad exercises to help Network members reconnect to their urban...
  3. ReLeaf Network Retreat 2017: Overview

    Hi everyone! Thank you very much for coming to the ReLeaf Network Retreat and doing the hokey-pokey with us – putting your whole selves in and listening intentionally to become visionaries and even better catalysts for change while supporting communities through trees, tree care jobs, and more funding for greener,...
  4. How to Use ReLeaf’s Twitter Lists

    Have you ever used Twitter Lists? Lists are an AMAZING way to filter which tweets you’re scanning. For example, you can click on the ReLeaf Network list (once you’ve subscribed to our list) and then you’ll see only ReLeaf Network member organization posts. A good way to check out any...
  5. May is Water Awareness Month

    Yesterday, we hosted a webinar titled, “Making Urban Forestry a Part of California’s Water Conversation.” Our three amazing speakers – Alf Brandt, Edith de Guzman, and Deborah Weinstein – shared current projects, ideas, and challenges with ReLeaf Network members. We all learned so much about water and our community forests....
  6. Long-term Study Proves Greenery Makes People Happier

    A study by the European Centre for Environment & Human Health draws on 18 years of panel data from over 10,000 participants to explore the self-reported psychological health of individuals over time and the relationship between urban green space, well-being and mental distress. Findings show that urban green space can...
  7. Plant. Care. Grow.

    We accomplished a lot in 2012. If you want to learn more about what we did and how you can help make a difference in your community, read our newest annual report.
  8. Common Vision: A Year in the News

    Common Vision, a ReLeaf Network member, travels around California in two vegetable oil-powered buses to teach children about sustainability, environmental stewardship, and fruit trees. They’re also very successful at getting the news to take notice. Take a look at just a few of the stories broadcasted and published about Common...
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