Green Rx

Trees are integral to our health. People who live near trees report better general health and fewer health complaints.

Green Prescription: The Study

The Green Prescription research study used health data collected by the University of California Los Angeles for their California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) to evaluate the connection between the amount of tree canopy and human health (population health/public health).

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Green Prescription: The Map

This map of our six-county region is a product of our new study linking tree canopy to human health: Green Prescription. 

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Green Prescription: The Partners

This study would not have been possible without the commitment and support of our partners and supporters.

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"Felled" Movie Screening

We are very excited to invite you to Sacramento’s premier showing of Felled, a documentary film about giving new life to fallen urban trees. Join us at the Tower Theater to see this terrific film and to get a sneak peek into what our Urban Wood Rescue program has been up to. The screening will be on Tuesday, March 6 from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. Get your tickets today, they won’t last long.

2018 California Arbor Week Celebrations!

Winter Tree Tips

A Growing Partnership

Top 5 Evergreen Trees

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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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Care for your Roots

Roots work hard to keep your tree healthy, strong, and anchored into the ground. Learn how to care for your roots so they can thrive underground.

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