1. ReLeaf Network Keeps Nonprofits Alive in Cap and Trade Bills

    With two weeks to go in the 2012 Legislative Session, California ReLeaf discovered that a much-desired “local project funding program” was being inserted into the Cap and Trade bill package that was moving forward with great momentum.  The proposed language had much of what our network of urban forestry nonprofits...
  2. i-Tree version 5.0 Now Available

    The i-Tree Team is excited to announce the release of i-Tree version 5.0!  This latest upgrade to the powerful and versatile i-Tree software suite introduces cutting-edge features and adds a variety of enhancements based on user feedback and our own continuing quest to produce the most innovative and accessible tools...
  3. 2013 California Arbor Week Poster Contest

    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, “The Trees in My Community Are an Urban Forest” is designed to increase knowledge of the important roles of trees and the many benefits they provide to...
  4. Trees Make Good Neighbors

    National NeighborWoods™ Month is the annual celebration of trees in our communities.  Every October, tens of thousands of volunteers take action to make their communities greener and healthier by planting trees—turning their neighborhoods into vibrant, livable NeighborWoods!  To find an event or for resources to start your own, click here. National...
  5. Disney’s Friends for Change Spread Conservation Message

    Disney stars, Ross Lynch and Laura Marano from Disney Channel’s Austin & Ally, joined TreePeople—a nonprofit dedicated to growing a sustainable future—to connect kids with nature and create green spaces at San Pedro Elementary School in Los Angeles.   More than 100 local students and Disney VoluntEARS planted 350 trees and gardens at the school....
  6. WCISA Annual Conference: Call for Presentations

    Between climate change and the awakening economy, business is heating up for arborists. WCISA’s 79th Annual Conference wants to explore “hot topics” for arborists. Three tracks covering advanced arboriculture, a focus on palm trees and utility arboriculture offers something for everyone.   If you have expertise in new arboriculture techniques...
  7. Partners in Community Forestry Conference Heads to Sacramento

      The Partners in Community Forestry National Conference Heads to Sacramento, California   Register now and book your room for the 2012 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference, November 14-15, at the Sacramento Convention Center. Community forests continue to play an increasingly powerful role in the health and sustainability of...