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Thanks to our local media outlets for giving a voice to our trees!

Sacramento Shade program marks 25th anniversary

SMUD/Sacramento Tree Foundation partnership has delivered more than 500,000 free shade trees since 1990

SMUD and the Sacramento Tree Foundation recently celebrated 25 years of partnership with the planting of a ceremonial willow oak at the southeast corner of SMUD’s Headquarters building. The partnership—known as the Sacramento Shade program—has delivered more than half a million free shade trees to residences and businesses since 1990.

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Urban Wood Rescue

With funding through Cal Fire’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Fund, Sacramento Tree Foundation is preparing to rescue and reuse urban trees that need to be removed due to disease, pests, or safety issues.

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Planting Trees for Wildlife

Over 20 new trees were planted at the Wildlife Care Association on June 13th. With the help of volunteers and expertise from Sacramento Tree Foundation, these new trees will grow to provide shade, shelter, and habitat.

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Big Day of Giving Success

The Big Day of Giving on May 5th raised an incredible amount of money for our entire region and exceeded the Tree Foundation's fundraising goal of $23,000!

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Prune Those Trees!

Winter is a great season to prune your young trees. Good Day Sacramento joined us at the Folsom Library for one of our free pruning clinics to learn about the importance of pruning and how to keep young trees healthy and safe. Register for our last pruning clinic of the season or download the Pruning Guide for more information. 

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Sacramento has a rich history of planting trees

An Op Ed from The Sacramento Bee

Cheryl Dell of The Sacramento Bee recently joined our Board of Directors. She writes about her experience on the board and her new love of Sacramento's tree planting history in this Op Images article published on December 30, 2014.

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Is Water Conservation Killing Trees?

KCRA 3 Reports

KCRA 3 News interviews Sacramento Tree Foundation and Department of Water Resources experts. Learn what you can do to keep your trees healthy during a drought and irrigation restrictions. 

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Tree grant to bear fruit for north Sacramento

Published in Sac Bee By Isabelle Taft

Thanks to a national grant, the Sacramento Tree Foundation will plant 11 fruit and nut trees to increase access to nutritious food in north Sacramento.

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