1. Learn to Prune Trees the Right Way, Young Tree Care Workshop in Goleta on January 21st

    Keep your trees healthy with proper pruning techniques taught by experienced professionals at a free public workshop.  Goleta Valley Beautiful, California ReLeaf, Santa Barbara Unified School District and the Central Coast Urban Forest Council are among the co-sponsors of a Young Tree Care Workshop on Saturday January 21st from 8:30...
  2. Planning an Arbor Week Event?

    Join us on Wednesday, January 25 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. for the Arbor Week Planning and Promotion Webinar. During this free webinar, you’ll learn how to: Plan your Arbor Week event, Promote your Arbor Week event, and Get media and community attention during Arbor Week. To register for the...
  3. Poster Contest Deadline Approaching

    Third, fourth, and fifth grade students throughout California are invited to participate in this year’s California Arbor Week Poster Contest. This year’s contest, “Growing Happy Communities” is designed to increase knowledge of the important roles of trees and the many benefits they provide to our communities. Entries must be received...
  4. Sustainable Cities Design Academy

    The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) announces the call for applications for its 2012 Sustainable Cities Design Academy (SCDA). AAF encourages public-private partnership project teams to apply. Successful applicants will join AAF for one of two design workshops: • April 11-13, 2012, San Francisco • July 18-20, 2012, Baltimore SCDA connects...
  5. California to sue feds over levee trees

    The state of California will join environmental groups in a lawsuit against the federal government to protect trees growing on levees. The state Department of Fish and Game announced Wednesday it will join the federal lawsuit, initiated earlier this year by Sacramento-based Friends of the River. The suit challenges a U.S. Army Corps of...
  6. A Good Tree Read

    Dr. Matt Ritter and his book “A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us” has been featured in a great review by Joan S. Bolton of the Santa Maria Times. This book is perfect for both the novice and the person with extensive knowledge of the trees in their communities....