Tree Love

Help your tree thrive so it can provide shade, beauty and habitat, clean the air and water, and make our cities and towns healthier and more livable for decades to come.

Why Plant Trees?

Trees are constantly working for us. They clean our air and water, help us save energy, provide wildlife habitat, and increase our quality of life. They are a legacy we plant and leave for future generations. Learn more about how trees impact our community health and how you can bring the benefits of trees to your neighborhood.

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Take Action

Get involved in your own community to take action against the drought. There are so many ways to make a difference: create a DIY Mulch Party in your own neighborhood; start a NeighborWoods project; learn from the experts at a Drought Workshop; or visit the Save Our Water website for local information about water conservation and what you can do to help. » Learn More »

Quick Tips for Saving Water and Trees

Learn quick tips on saving water and trees.

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News See all

2017’s Big Day of Giving is 26 Days Away!

Starting at midnight on May 4th, the Sacramento region will come together for one Big Day of Giving -- a 24-hour giving challenge that lifts up lives and makes the Sacramento region a wonderful place.

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Watering Trees is Wise, Not Wasteful

Greenprint Summit 2017: It's a Wrap!

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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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Events See all

Tree Tour of CSUS' Arboretum

University Arboretum at California State University, Sacramento

Saturday, April 29 10:00A - 12:00P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a free guided tour of CSUS' Arboretum to learn all about the historic, unique, and unusual specimens found there in celebration of Arbor Day. Founded in 1959 on what used to be a pear orchard and hop ranch, the University Arboretum is located on a 3-acre site and features over 1,200 trees and botanical gardens.

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Tree Tour of Capitol Park

California State Capitol Park, Sacramento

Saturday, May 13 10:30A - 12:15P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a fascinating, guided walk through the iconic Capitol Park with local expert David Dudley. Covering forty acres and spanning 12 city blocks, it contains trees from almost every part of the globe. This tour highlights some of the unique, unusual, and historic specimens found there. You will also have a lot of fun learning about the history of Capitol Park, the value of our urban forest, and much more.

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