1. CSPF Competitive Grant Program

    The next deadline for California State Parks Foundation’s Competitive Grant Program is May 24th. These are grants (usually ranging from $200-$6,000) that are awarded to groups to benefit California’s state park system. In general (and as funds permit), CSPF grants will be targeted in four main areas: Volunteer Efforts and...
  2. 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...
  3. CSET

    Visalia’s Self-Help Training and Employment Center was almost ten years old when it took on its role as Tulare County’s community action agency in the 1980s. Shortly thereafter, the Tulare County Conservation Corps was started as a program of the organization to serve young people who wanted to continue their...
  4. Common Vision: A Year in the News

    Common Vision, a ReLeaf Network member, travels around California in two vegetable oil-powered buses to teach children about sustainability, environmental stewardship, and fruit trees. They’re also very successful at getting the news to take notice. Take a look at just a few of the stories broadcasted and published about Common...
  5. Morton Arboretum Job Opening – Community Trees Advocate

    Community Trees Advocate at The Morton Arboretum:    The Community Trees Advocate (CTA) provides assistance for civic leaders, public officials, arborists, park districts, and community groups who seek to foster healthy and sustainable urban and community forests. The CTA helps these groups improve tree health and management practices to enhance...
  6. Modern-Day Johnny Appleseeds Come to Shasta County

    This September, Common Vision, the traveling tree-planting troupe famous for turning city schoolyards into urban orchards is going rural on a special fall tour that will plant hundreds of fruit trees in Mendocino County, Shasta County, Nevada City, and Chico. Now in its 8th year on the road, Fruit Tree Tour’s veggie...