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A tree is worth a thousand memories

Trees witness everything from little everyday moments to the milestones that define our lives. When they have to be removed, it can be a painful loss for a family that shared so many memories under those branches. Read about why one family chose to donate their tree to Urban Wood Rescue.

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Students growing oaks for Wine Country

Chronicles of the Sacramento Elms

Arbor Week festivities: Planting trees and building community

2018 California Arbor Week Celebrations!

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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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Mulch Mayhem

Fruitridge Park

Saturday, June 23 8:45A - 11:45A

June is Mulch Mayhem month because it's a great time to mulch trees before the summer heat. Come help us mulch park trees in South Sacramento and learn proper mulching techniques. This is a great event for families, groups, and service organizations. 

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Tree Town Hall Q&A

Ethel MacLeod Hart Senior Center

Monday, June 25 6:30P - 8:00P

Join the office of Vice Mayor Steve Hansen, the City of Sacramento Urban Forester, and the Sacramento Tree Foundation to hear the latest about our trees and get your questions answered.

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