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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News See all

NeighborWoods Month was Tree-Mendous

At the Sacramento Tree Foundation, there are a few things that remind us autumn is on the way: cooler weather, pumpkin spiced lattes, and National NeighborWoods Month. October was busy as we helped several neighborhoods around the region grow and protect the forest in their communities.

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A Cherry Tree Grove for Southside Park

2017 Save The Elms Program (STEP) Wrap-Up

Barking Up the Right Tree: A Doggone Good Time!

Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

How-To See all

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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Events See all

NeighborWoods Planting at Countryside Park

Countryside Park, Rancho Cordova

Saturday, December 2 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us as we bring our NeighborWoods initiative to the Countryside neighborhood of Rancho Cordova. We'll be beautifying the core of the neighborhood by planting 26 brand new shade trees at Countryside park! Lunch will be provided, so come out and lend a hand.

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