1. Santa Monica Registers First Urban Forest Protocol Project

    Congratulations to the City of Santa Monica and Walt Warriner Santa Monica’s Community Forester.  Their submission was accepted as the Climate Action Reserve’s (CAR) first urban forest project!  There is a tremendous opportunity to learn from Walt as the project goes through verification and begins quantifying carbon stored in trees...
  2. Healthy Trees Mean Healthy People and Healthy Communities

    The health of California’s population is largely determined by the social, physical, economic, and environments in which people live, work, learn, and play.  These environments shape the choices that people make every day, as well as their opportunities and resources for health. Simply put: urban and community forests make our...
  3. Britton Fund Announces 2013 Arbor Week Tour

    Last year, Tree Circus, the Britton Fund, WCISA, California ReLeaf, Sacramento Tree Foundation, Canopy, and the Luther Burbank Experimental Farm and Garden partnered to bring the California Arbor Week Tour to Northern California. The objective of the CA Arbor Week Tour project was simply to celebrate the trees of California,...
  4. Green Infrastructure Planning Webinar

    Thursday, June 21, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., EST The Planning for Growth and Open Space Webinar Series presents its third session: “Green Infrastructure Planning: Connecting Partners & Greenspaces”. Join the webinar to explore Green Infrastructure Planning, how local communities can get started, and the role that the Forest Service can...
  5. Benicia Branches Out to Improve Air Quality

    Understanding And Valuing Benicia’s Urban Forest Jeanne Steinmann Before the gold rush in 1850, Benicia’s hills and flats made for a rather barren landscape. In 1855, humorist George H. Derby, an army Lieutenant, is reported to have liked the people of Benicia, but not the place, as it was “not...