1. 2011 Annual Report

    2011 was a great year for California ReLeaf! We’re proud of our accomplishments and the accomplishments of our ReLeaf Network members. In 2011, we: Supported 17 significant urban forestry projects that provided California with 72,000 workforce hours supporting 140 jobs, Delivered important education to nonprofits and community organizations through our...
  2. A New Tree at the Capitol

    Today, California ReLeaf, Sacramento Tree Foundation, and the Western Chapter of the International Society of Aboriculture joined Assemblymember Roger Dickinson and other members of the state legislature to dedicate a new tree in Capitol Park. The Valley Oak was planted just south of the rose garden. In other Capitol news,...
  3. California to sue feds over levee trees

    The state of California will join environmental groups in a lawsuit against the federal government to protect trees growing on levees. The state Department of Fish and Game announced Wednesday it will join the federal lawsuit, initiated earlier this year by Sacramento-based Friends of the River. The suit challenges a U.S. Army Corps of...
  4. Congresswoman Matsui introduces Energy Conservation Through Trees Act

    Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced H.R. 2095, the Energy Conservation Through Trees Act, legislation that would support programs run by electric utilities that use targeted planting of shade trees in order to reduce residential energy demand.  This legislation will help homeowners lower their electric bills – and help utilities lower...
  5. Vibrant Cities & Urban Forests: A National Call to Action

    In April 2011, the U.S. Forest Service and non-profit New York Restoration Project (NYRP) convened the Vibrant Cities and Urban Forests: A National Call to Action task force outside of Washington, DC. The three-day workshop addressed the future of our nation’s urban forests and ecosystems; incorporating the health, environmental, social...
  6. Assemblymember Roger Dickinson Supports California Arbor Week

    Assemblymember Roger Dickinson, representing the 9th District, introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 10 (ACR 10) to officially designate March 7-14 as California Arbor Week.  ACR 10 urges California residents to observe March 7-14 each year as California Arbor Week.  Trees are a vital resource to to our communities and serve as...