Press Releases

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California Arbor Week Press Conference for 2020

Sacramento, California – The USDA Forest Service, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection, and California ReLeaf welcome the support and sponsorship of Edison International and Northrop Grumman to celebrate the 2020 California Arbor Week, March 7-14, 2020. This year $72,000 in Arbor Week grants were made possible in partnership with Edison International and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Northrop Grumman sponsors the California Arbor Week Art Contest for schoolchildren. Read the full press release (.pdf)

2017 Arbor Week Grants Awarded

April 3, 2017

Sacramento –  Funded by $50,000 from the U.S. Forest Service and PG&E, twenty community groups spanning the state from as far south as El Centro (11 miles from the Mexican border) to as far north as Eureka are planting 300 trees, caring for almost 900 trees and teaching environmental stewardship with nearly 900 4th graders as well as other schoolchildren – all as part of celebrating California Arbor Week. Read the full press release (.pdf)…

Urban Forestry Grants Awarded

March 8, 2017

Sacramento – Nearly 2,000 trees will be planted by 11 community groups from Sacramento to
Riverside under grants announced today by CAL FIRE and its nonprofit urban forestry partner,
California ReLeaf. The trees will help clean the air, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the planting
effort will help educate residents in disadvantaged communities about the benefits of urban forests. Read the full press release (.pdf)…

The U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Gas & Electric and California ReLeaf Partner on California Arbor Week Celebration Program

$50,000 in Pass-through Funding for Tree Planting & Tree Care Educational Events

March 3, 2017

Sacramento, California – The U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Gas & Electric and California ReLeaf
have partnered to launch the 2017 California Arbor Week Celebration Program with $50,000 in
honor of California’s upcoming Arbor Week, March 7th – 14th, 2017. In 2011 by Assembly
Resolution, California extended Arbor Day to a full week to emphasize how essential trees are
to the health and well‐being of California’s communities. Read the full press release (.pdf)…

Save Our Water, the U.S. Forest Service, and California ReLeaf Partner Again on Spanish Tree Care Videos

Videos engage California’s active Latino environmental community

November 3, 2015

Sacramento, California – Save Our Water, the U.S. Forest Service, and California ReLeaf have partnered
to create two Spanish‐language videos that demonstrate how to best care for trees during California’s
drought. Proper tree care and water conservation remain important even as California moves into a
potentially wet winter due to El Niño conditions. Read the full press release (.pdf)…

El Servicio Forestal De Los EE.UU. (en Inglés, U.S. Forest Service) Se Asocia De Nuevo Con Las Organizaciónes Save Our Water Y California ReLeaf Para Crear Dos Videos En Español De Cuidado De Arboles

Videos enganchan a la comunidad Latina de California que es activa en asuntos del medio ambiente

3 de noviembre de 2015

Sacramento, California – El Servicio Forestal de los EE. UU. y las organizaciones Save Our Water y California ReLeaf se han asociado para crear dos videos en español que muestran cómo cuidar a los
arboles durante la sequía afectando a California. El cuidado adecuado de árboles y la conservación de agua siguen importante aun cuando California pueda experimentar un invierno húmedo debido a condiciones resultando de El Niño. Leer el comunicado de prensa completo (.pdf)…

Save Our Water and California ReLeaf Partner to Stress Importance of Tree Care During Drought

Save Our Water And Our Trees campaign offers tips to help trees thrive.

Sacramento, CA – Save Our Water – California’s official statewide co nservation education program – has partnered with California ReLeaf to raise awareness of the importance of proper tree care during this historic drought . California ReLeaf is a statewide urban forest nonprofit providing support and services to ov er 90 community nonprofits that plant and care for trees. Read the full press release (.pdf)…