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2022 Arbor Week Poster Contest

2022 Arbor Week Poster Contest

Attention Young Artists: Each year California kicks off Arbor Week with a poster contest. California Arbor Week is an annual celebration of trees that takes place  March 7 to 14. Across the state, communities honor trees. You can participate too by thinking about the...

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Announcing Treecovery Cycle 1 Grantees

Congratulations to the following organizations for receiving grants from the Treecovery Grant Program, Cycle 1: A Cleaner and Greener East LA Amigos de los Rios Clean & Green Pomona Common Vision Growing Healthy Kids Los Amigos de Guadalupe Lumbercycle North East...

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Congratulations Arbor Week Poster Finalists!

Congratulations Arbor Week Poster Finalists!

This year’s poster contest invited California kids to think creatively about how trees invite them outside. Thank you to all those who participated and submitted posters! Here are four of our finalists: Sarah Luckenbill, 2nd Grade. Davis, CA Zechariah Wahlman, 4th...

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Our 2020 Annual Report

Our 2020 Annual Report

Dear Friends of ReLeaf, Many thanks for your steadfast support to plant more trees in all communities, so that everyone enjoys cleaner, cooler air and the feelings of well-being that urban trees provide. We need trees and greenspace now more than ever to help us deal...

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ReLeaf in the News: Sacramento Bee

Fewer trees, more asthma. How Sacramento can improve its canopy and public health BY THE SACRAMENTO BEE EDITORIAL BOARD OCTOBER 15, 2019 05:01 AM, UPDATED OCTOBER 15, 2019 11:31 AM We often plant trees as a symbolic gesture. We plant them on Earth Day in honor of...

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ReLeaf in the News: SacBee

How Sacramento’s urban forest divides the city, in health and in wealth BY MICHAEL FINCH II OCTOBER 10, 2019 05:30 AM, The tree canopy of Land Park is a marvel by most measures. Like a crown, London plane trees and even occasional redwoods rise well above rooftops to...

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Funding for FY 2019-20 State Budget

Urban forestry, urban greening, and other natural resources investments gained ground yesterday in the ongoing discussion of project priorities within the next Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Expenditure Plan. In the Assembly Budget Subcommittee for Resources,...

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Drought in the News

Here are a few great media resources for news on trees in the drought: “We’re trying to educate the community while scaling down on landscape watering during conservation” from San Jose Mercury News “It’s an emergency situation. These trees are everywhere, all around...

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Official Press Release: Save Our Water And Our Trees!

Official Press Release: Save Our Water And Our Trees!

Save Our Water And Our Trees! Campaign Offers Tips to Help Trees Thrive   Sacramento, CA – California ReLeaf has partnered with Save Our Water and a coalition of urban forest and other concerned organizations to raise awareness on the importance of proper tree care...

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California ReLeaf Honored as 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit

CALIFORNIA RELEAF HONORED AS 2013 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT New GreatNonprofits.org Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews   Sacramento, California, November 1, 2013 – California ReLeaf announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award...

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A New Era for EEMP

California’s popular Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program (EEMP) was funded at $7 million in the 2013-14 State Budget through legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown today.  This is the only statewide local assistance funding for urban forestry for this...

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Urban Forestry Project Awards Announced

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Chuck Mills (916) 497-0035   URBAN FORESTRY PROJECT AWARDS ANNOUNCED     Sacramento, CA, July 24, 2013 – California ReLeaf announced today that community groups across the state will receive $34,000 in...

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