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A Fruitful Acorn Harvest

Beginning in mid-September, Sacramento Tree Foundation staff, interns, and volunteers were busy locating, learning about, and carefully harvesting this years nuts that will become next years seedling trees. Because of everyone’s hard work we met or exceeded most of our goals during this challenging harvesting season.

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Restoring Nature to our Neighborhoods

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Top 5 Evergreen Trees

Trees are a tool to fight Inequality

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Plant a Tree

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • How wide should I dig the hole when I plant shade trees?
  • How high above the soil level should the top of the root ball be?

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Choose the Best Tree for your Space!

Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty database for tree characteristics you’re most interested in! We created a list of the very best trees for our region and now you can easily search our online database for trees that meet your needs. Happy planting!

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Greenprint Summit 2017

The Guild Theater

Thursday, January 26 9:00A - 3:30P

At our sixth Greenprint Summit join us to count the many reasons we love trees and to learn about why restoring nature to our neighborhoods must become a community-wide commitment. Confirmed speakers Mayor Elect Darrell Steinberg, Allen Green, Dr. Desiree Backman, Dr. Greg McPherson, and Cheryl Dell will inspire and entertain while reminding us about the value and services of trees to our communities.

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Acorn Potting

Sacramento Tree Foundation's Yard & Nursery

Saturday, January 28 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us as we plant the next generation of oak trees in our nursery. Tasks will include filling pots, planting acorns, and arranging our nursery for maximum production.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if any spots are available.

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