Events

Show your commitment to growing a healthier, more livable community by joining us at an upcoming event!

Volunteer Opportunities for All

Events

Planting with Purpose at Nuevo Park by the Del Paso Heights Growers' Alliance

Nuevo Park, Sacramento

Saturday, April 1 9:00A - 12:00P

Join the Del Paso Heights Growers' Alliance (DPHGA) in ensuring that native trees and plant species remain an integral part of the urban forest in the disadvantaged community of Del Paso Heights by planting trees at Nuevo Park and Richardson Park.

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Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Coloma Community Center, Sacramento

Saturday, April 8 9:00A - 11:00A

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

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NeighborWoods Planting in Cordova Meadows/Gardens

Cordova Meadows Elementary School, Rancho Cordova

Saturday, April 8 9:00A - 12:00P

Facing the region-wide issue of a declining tree canopy head-on, the City of Rancho Cordova has teamed up with the Sacramento Tree Foundation and SMUD to plant a tree-a-day in Rancho Cordova. Help us as we work to grow tree-lined streets, shaded parks and schools, and tree canopied back and front yards!

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Planting at the Bear River Habitat Trail

Bear River Habitat Trail, Yuba County

Saturday, April 15 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us in planting 500 new native trees, shrubs and other native plants at the Bear River Habitat Trail. Once complete, the trail will provide a beautiful, shaded place for Plumas Lake's residents and visitors to walk and ride bicycles. The trail will also provide an important habitat corridor for wildlife

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Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community, Sacramento

Thursday, April 20 5:30P - 7:30P

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

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Earth Day Native Grassland Enhancement

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Saturday, April 22 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by planting native forbs and grass seedlings at the Blue Heron Trails area of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if more spots are available.

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National Arbor Day Planting

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Friday, April 28 9:00A - 2:30P

Come get dirty with us! We will be reforesting a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands in celebration of National Arbor Day! With your help, we hope to plant 750 new tree seedlings which will eventually provide habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone! Snacks and lunch will be provided.

Morning and afternoon shifts are available. 

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National Arbor Day Planting Part II

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Saturday, April 29 9:00A - 12:00P

Come get dirty with us! Help us continue to reforest a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands in celebration of the day after National Arbor Day! With your help, we hope to plant 500 new tree seedlings which will eventually provide habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone! Snacks will be provided.

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Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Breathe California of Sacramento, Sacramento

Saturday, May 20 9:00A - 11:00A

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

Volunteer!

Children ages 6 - 15 are welcome to participate, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Youth ages 16-18 can attend unsupervised, but are required to provide a signed Volunteer Release for Youth (.pdf).