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Barking Up the Right Tree: A Doggone Good Time!

By Matthew Van Donsel, Community Engagement Manager

Thanks to the Sacramento Tree Foundation, SMUD, The Growing Company, and all our community volunteers, the Sacramento SPCA now has a beautiful, shady place to walk the dogs they're sheltering. Building it was a blast too!

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Help Us Plant a Doggie Oasis!

Daily walks are crucial to maintaining the mental and physical health of the dogs at the SSPCA. Register now to join us on Saturday, October 7th. Let’s build a pawsh doggie oasis for these pups to enjoy as they await their forever-homes!

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Partnership Fosters a Greener Tomorrow in Del Paso Heights

Over the last two years, Sac Tree has made a concerted effort to engage community members in under-canopied neighborhoods with the hope of delivering the education needed to grow the best urban forest possible. You might have read about our activities in South Sacramento and Rancho Cordova; however, did you know we’ve also been busy in the Del Paso Heights area of North Sac?

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City Council Votes to Support Trees while Saving Water

On Tuesday evening, the Sacramento City Council voted to implement a plan to encourage residents to conserve water regardless of yearly rainfall. The ordinance makes sense considering that droughts are a frequent occurrence in the region.

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Urban Wood Rescue Program Update

In July of 2015, Sac Tree was awarded a grant from Cal Fire’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) to create an Urban Wood Rescue Program. Since then we’ve worked to create a site plan for our sawmill yard and we are going through the City’s permitting process. After we’ve gained the necessary approvals, construction will begin and we’ll be able to kickoff our business plan as we look forward to giving the wood from urban trees a second life.

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Our 8th Annual Golf FORE Trees Tournament is November 6th!

Please join us for a great game of golf on the tree-lined championship course at Del Paso Country Club!

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2016-2017: A Tree-mendous Year for Volunteerism

By Jason Sullivan-Halpern, Volunteer Specialist

Summer has officially arrived, and all of us here at SacTree are already busy preparing for another exciting planting season to begin in October. In the meantime, we thought this would be the best time to reflect on all our volunteers’ accomplishments over the last 12 months (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). Since there are many to consider, we’ve decided to share just the top 5 with you.

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