1. Being Green in April

    This month affords lots of opportunities for people to be green. With flowers in bloom and trees beginning to show their leaves, it’s easy to show your love for Mother Nature. Earth Day and National Arbor Day afford two opportunities next week.   Monday, April 22 is Earth Day. This...
  2. USDA Forest Service Chief Visits Oakland

    USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell visited Oakland on Monday, August 20 to present a check for $181,000 to Oakland ReLeaf to support their Green Street Research, Demonstration and Education Project as well as tree planting and maintenance throughout the city of Oakland.   To see even more pictures of...
  3. US Forest Service Chief Visits Urban Releaf

    Date: Monday, August 20, 2012, 10:30am – 12:00pm Location: 3268 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, California Hosted by: Urban Releaf Contact: Joann Do, (510) 552-5369 cell, info@urbanreleaf.org   US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell will be visiting Oakland on Monday,August 20, 2012 to view Urban Releaf’s greening and community building efforts....
  4. Britton Fund Announces 2013 Arbor Week Tour

    Last year, Tree Circus, the Britton Fund, WCISA, California ReLeaf, Sacramento Tree Foundation, Canopy, and the Luther Burbank Experimental Farm and Garden partnered to bring the California Arbor Week Tour to Northern California. The objective of the CA Arbor Week Tour project was simply to celebrate the trees of California,...
  5. TreePeople Starts Citizen Forester Program

    TreePeople, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit dedicated to planting and preserving the city’s leafy canopy, started a Citizen Arborist program last Saturday.   Thirty-one people signed up to take four-hour courses for seven straight Saturdays in such topics as planting and caring for trees, tree anatomy, pruning, pest and disease management...
  6. Green Infrastructure Planning Webinar

    Thursday, June 21, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., EST The Planning for Growth and Open Space Webinar Series presents its third session: “Green Infrastructure Planning: Connecting Partners & Greenspaces”. Join the webinar to explore Green Infrastructure Planning, how local communities can get started, and the role that the Forest Service can...
  7. Boy Scouts Plant Trees in Santa Monica

    Boy Scouts plant trees for achievement, environment   By Ashley Archibald, Santa Monica Daily Press     A stand of young California sycamores, supported by poles nearly as tall as the trees themselves, line what used to be a dilapidated asphalt pad, sentinels against the waves of invisible chemicals and...