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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...

Dos Pueblos High School Neighborwoods Event

On October 17, Goleta Valley Beautiful hosted a tree care and landscaping event at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta. Twenty-one volunteers contributed 67 service hours to plant six Coast Live Oak trees, extend the irrigation system and move a truckload of mulch to...

Tree Partners Foundation

By: Crystal Ross O’Hara A small but dedicated group in Atwater called the Tree Partners Foundation is changing the landscape and changing lives. Founded and headed by the enthusiastic Dr. Jim Williamson, the fledgling organization has already formed partnerships with...

Orange for Trees

By: Crystal Ross O’Hara What began 13 years ago as a class project has become a thriving tree organization in the city of Orange. In 1994, Dan Slater—who later that year was elected to the Orange city council—took part in a leadership class. For his class project he...

Urban Forestry Success Stories

Through an education and outreach grant from California ReLeaf, the Huntington Beach Tree Society was able to include 42,000 brochures outlining the benefits of urban trees in the city water bill. This mailing was followed by a second mailing with 42,000 Arbor Day...

Urban ReLeaf

Urban ReLeaf

by: Crystal Ross O'Hara When Kemba Shakur first left her job as a corrections officer at Soledad State Prison 15 years ago and moved to Oakland she saw what many newcomers and visitors to the urban community see: a barren cityscape devoid of both trees and...

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