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California Arbor Week

March 7 - 14 is California Arbor Week.  Urban and community forests play a vital role in our lives.  They filter rainwater and store carbon.  They feed and shelter birds and other wildlife.  They shade and cool our homes and neighborhoods, saving energy.  Maybe best...

Urban Greening Grants

The California Natural Resources Agency, on behalf of the Strategic Growth Council, has announced the second round of a competitive grant program for urban greening projects and plans.  The grant guidelines and FAQs are available at CA Natural Resources Agency. The...

Adult Partner Team Members Needed

Join the movement!  Cheer on youth as they become environmental leaders.  Tree Musketeers in El Segundo (www.treemusketeers.org) is looking for Adult Partner Team members to encourage youth as they "take the wheel".  As a member of the Adult Partner Team (APT), you...

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...

North East Trees Seeks Executive Director

Deadline: March 15, 2011 North East Trees (NET) is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial, visionary leader to fill the position of Executive Director (ED). North East Trees is a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization) founded in 1989 by Mr. Scott Wilson....

Arbor Week Poster Contest

California ReLeaf announced the release of a statewide Arbor Week poster contest for students in 3rd-5th grades. Students are asked to create original artwork based on the theme “Trees Are Worth It”. Submissions are due to California ReLeaf by February 1, 2011. In...

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