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Tree Lodi Helps Green Park

Tree Lodi is in the middle of its campaign to raise money and supplies to plant 200 trees in DeBenedetti Park in Lodi. It is sending out envelopes asking people to donate money or gardening supplies, like gloves, fertilizer pellets, first aid kits, wheelbarrows, post...

Make a Difference Day

Two tree initiatives, NeighborWoods Month and Healthy Communitrees, will join forces this weekend to plant 4,000 trees statewide. And that's just the beginning. Nationwide, over 20,000 trees will be planted to celebrate "Make a Difference Day". For more information...

Greater Modesto Tree Foundation

California ReLeaf Network Member Profile: Greater Modesto Tree Foundation The Greater Modesto Tree Foundation owes its origins to a French photographer who came to town in 1999 wanting to photograph the largest and most unique trees. He had a contract with Fuji Film...

City Teams Partnership Program

Submit a City Teams application through ACT to attend the Partners in Community Forestry National Conference The Arbor Day Foundation and The Alliance for Community Trees are pleased to announce the City Teams partnership program. Through a grant from the U.S. Forest...

The Value of Volunteers Increases in 2009

We all know how valuable volunteers are to the nonprofit work done in urban forestry. Many of us would say that volunteers are priceless. But for accounting purposes on many financial forms, grant proposals and annual reports, we have to assign a monetary value to the...

Mountains Restoration Trust

By Suanne Klahorst Life just happens. “It was never my grand plan to become an advocate for the Santa Monica Mountains, but one thing led to another,” said Jo Kitz, co-director of Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT). Her childhood hikes near Mt. Hood put her at ease in...

Tree Musketeers Win Award

Tree Musketeers was awarded the California Urban Forestry Award for Outstanding Urban Forestry Project of the Year for their "Trees to the Sea" project. The award, given by the California Urban Forests Council, is presented to an organization or community which...

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