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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"Felled" Movie Screening

We are very excited to invite you to Sacramento’s premier showing of Felled, a documentary film about giving new life to fallen urban trees. Join us at the Tower Theater to see this terrific film and to get a sneak peek into what our Urban Wood Rescue program has been up to. The screening will be on Tuesday, March 6 from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. Get your tickets today, they won’t last long.

2018 California Arbor Week Celebrations!

Winter Tree Tips

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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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Planting at Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, February 24 8:45A - 12:30P

Come join us to plant up to 220 native seedlings and acorns! We'll focus on reforesting a portion of the refuge to create habitat for wildlife and to promote growth of native trees. This is a family friendly event!

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NeighborWoods Planting at Fern Bacon Middle School

Fern Bacon Middle School

Saturday, March 3 8:45A - 1:00P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation as we celebrate California Arbor Week by canopying the campus of Fern Bacon Middle School. Spring is the perfect time to fill the campus with 60 more shade trees and mulch its existing trees so they remain strong, vibrant, and healthy for years to come.

Please arrive at 8:45am so that we’re ready to start planting by 9:00am.

There is plenty of parking available in the school parking lot and in front of the school on Cuny Ave.

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