Advocacy

Voters value forests!

A nationwide survey commissioned by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) was recently completed to assess key public perceptions and values related to forests.  The new results reveal a striking consensus among Americans: Voters strongly value the...

Legislature Makes Arbor Week Official

Legislature Makes Arbor Week Official

California Arbor Week was celebrated from March 7-14 throughout the state this year, and thanks to the help of Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D – Sacramento) will continue to be recognized for years to come. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 10 (ACR 10) was introduced by...

U.N. Forum Focuses on Forests and People

The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF9) will officially launch 2011 as the International Year of Forests with the theme “Celebrating Forests for People”. At its annual meeting held in New York, the UNFF9 focused on “Forests for People, Livelihoods and Poverty...

Canopy Celebrates Tu Bishvat

Dozens of families, numerous former mayors of Palo Alto, and Canopy volunteers made up a crowd of about 100 people at Canopy’s annual awards ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held on Tu Bishvat, the Jewish holiday for trees, adding a special significance for many of...

Water & Urban Greening

Please join California ReLeaf, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and TreePeople on Monday, January 31 as we learn how urban greening can improve water supply, flood prevention and water quality. This free session will be taught by Andy Lipkis,...

Emission Trading Program Cleared

On December 16, the California Air Resources Board endorsed the state's cap-and-trade regulation under the state's greenhouse gas reduction law, AB32. The cap-and-trade regulation, along with several complementary measures, will drive the development of green jobs and...

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