1. 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 Grade. Palo Cedro, CA Jenna Morgan, 5th Grade. Wheatland, CA. Abby Huffmaster, 1st Grade. Wheatland, CA.
  2. Congratulations Arbor Week Poster Contest Winners!

    Happy California Arbor Week! 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 our four award winners: Technique Award: Dagny Tang, 2nd Grade, Palos Verdes Estates Thematic Award: Allison O’Connell, 5th Grade, Porter Ranch Naturalist Award: Ally Rose & Mercy Sprauge, 5th Grade, Redding Imagination Award: Arianna Heredia, 1st Grade, Marysville
  3. Arbor Week Grants 2021 [Now Closed]

    California ReLeaf is pleased to announce $60,000 in funding for 2021 California Arbor Week to celebrate the value of trees for all Californians. This program is brought to you thanks to the partnership of Edison International and San Diego Gas & Electric. Arbor Week celebrations are wonderful community engagement and education events about the importance of trees in promoting community health and combating climate change. Historically, they have provided a great opportunity to engage a wide range of volunteers. 2021 will look different due to COVID-19. We do not expect large gatherings of people this year, but invite those who...
  4. 2021 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 always falls on March 7 to 14. Across the State, communities honor trees.You can participate too by thinking about the importance of trees and creatively sharing your love and knowledge of them in a piece of art. Any California youth age 5-12 can submit a poster. The 2021 poster contest theme is Trees Invite Me Outside. We are all sick of being stuck inside. Learning from home is safe, yet it is kind of boring, and...
  5. Congratulations to our Arbor Week Poster Contest Winners!

    Big congrats to this year’s Arbor Week Poster Contest winners. Their work represented this year’s theme “Trees Create Cool Communities” with lots of great imagination and information, and we are excited to share them with you. The posters, which were debuted at today’s press conference, will be hung at the California State Capitol for many to enjoy and learn from. Thank you to ALL who submitted, we loved getting to see your hard work and creativity! Big thanks to our Poster Contest sponsors Cal FIRE, US Forest Service, Northrop Grumman, and Edison International. Imagination Award Winner Jenna Morgan Bear River...
  6. Arbor Week Photo Contest Winners Announced

    Congratulations to the 2014 California Arbor Week Photo Contest Winners! All of the submissions were wonderful, but these two stood out – one for its beauty, the other for its story. A big thanks to all of the photographers who submitted photographs this year. We hope to see more of your work during future California Arbor Week contests.   Trees in My Community Winner “My Girls in a Tree” by Janie Licosati, Rancho Santa Fe, CA   Janie says, “This is a huge Tipu tree on our street. This tree is the home away from home for my two girls....
  7. ED Travel Log: SF Bay Area

    During the last week of May, Acting Executive Director Amelia Oliver traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area to begin planning an exciting event and to meet with current ReLeaf Network members. Here, she shares some of the details of her trip.                                                                              
  8. Be the Lorax

    Celebrate California Arbor Week. Join us for an event. Plant or care for a tree. Make a donation.   Be the Lorax. If you donate $25 or more during the month of March, you will receive a gift of “The Lorax” DVD. Join us as we celebrate California Arbor Week and California ReLeaf’s 25th Anniversary.
  9. 2014 California Arbor Week Winning Posters

    We’re excited to announce the winners of the 2014 California Arbor Week Poster Contest. Thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winners!   And thanks to all of our Poster Contest sponsors: CAL FIRE, Union Bank, and the California Community Forest Foundation.   3rd Grade Winner Carolyn Lum, Roseville     4th Grade Winner Paige Davis, Wheatland                                                     5th Grade Winner Alyanna Almario, Beale Air Force Base
  10. Ready your Crayons! Pick up your Cameras! Plant a Tree!

    California Arbor Week Contests Highlight the Importance of Trees   Sacramento, Calif. – Two statewide contests are being held to celebrate California Arbor Week, March 7-14, a statewide celebration of trees. These contests are designed to increase awareness of and appreciation for the trees and forests in the communities where Californians live, work and play. Winners will be featured at the State Fair and awarded cash prizes.   Third, fourth, and fifth grade students throughout California are invited to participate in the Annual California Arbor Week Poster Contest. This year’s contest, themed “Trees Make My Community Healthy,” is designed to...