Cindy Blain

Make a Difference Day

Two tree initiatives, NeighborWoods Month and Healthy Communitrees, will join forces this weekend to plant 4,000 trees statewide. And that's just the beginning. Nationwide, over 20,000 trees will be planted to celebrate "Make a Difference Day". For more information...

Public Helps Track Sudden Oak Death

--The Associated Press Posted: 10/4/2010 University of California, Berkeley scientists are enlisting the public's help in tracking a disease that is killing off oak trees. For the past two years, scientists have been counting on residents to collect tree samples and...

Urban Forest Managment Plan Toolkit

The Urban Forest Management Plan Toolkit website is now fully functional and ready for general use. The UFMP toolkit is a free online resource designed to help you develop an urban forest management plan for your area of interest, whether it's a city, campus, business...

2010 Urban Forestry Grants Available Now

California ReLeaf is pleased to announce that funding is now available to assist nonprofit and community groups throughout the state with a variety of urban forestry projects. The California ReLeaf Urban Forestry Grant Program is an integral part our continuing...

Finding New Life (And Profit) in Doomed Trees

Two Seattle men harvest local urban trees doomed by development, disease or storm damage, and turn them into custom furniture, each piece a distinct botanical narrative. Their business, started four years ago, bears all the markers that would seem to point toward...

Healthy CommuniTrees Planting

Western Chapter ISA has an exciting volunteer event around the corner - Healthy CommuniTrees will be planting 3300 trees in Fresno, San Diego, and the Central Coast on October 23rd. Certified Arborists are needed as planting supervisors at each site...and will earn 2...

Greater Modesto Tree Foundation

California ReLeaf Network Member Profile: Greater Modesto Tree Foundation The Greater Modesto Tree Foundation owes its origins to a French photographer who came to town in 1999 wanting to photograph the largest and most unique trees. He had a contract with Fuji Film...

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