Watershed Wise

Learn about the health of your watershed and how you can have an impact on the quality of water in your community.

Thank you to our Watershed Wise Neighborhood Partners

 

 


Stonelake Community Residents

Stonelake Community Residents have a special opportunity to be part of a Watershed Wise Neighborhood. If you live in the Stonelake Community, you can find programs and services that will help you use water wisely, and keep your watershed healthy.

Join us on March 21st and April 18th for special events in your neighborhood! Help us plant native vegetation and remove garbage resulting in a healthier Sacramento River watershed. 

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Resources

Simple actions can make a big difference for the health of your watershed. Learn more about programs and services available in your area to help you become more watershed wise, river friendly and conservation minded. » Learn More »

Water Wisely

Watering your landscape often uses up to 30% of total home water use, so watering wisely is important. Trees are the most valuable asset in your yard and actually use less water than many other popular landscape features. Learn how to keep your trees healthy when converting to a low or no water use landscape by following the tips below.

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Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

Can you feel it? Fall is in the air! Crisp mornings, leaves changing colors, and the ubiquitous flavor of pumpkin spice have arrived. Living in one of the most diverse urban forests in the world (Sacramento boasts more than 100 different species of trees), we are fortunate each Fall to watch as our trees prepare for Winter and our urban forest becomes a wild expanse of color. Here are a few of our most favorite colorful trees available through our Sacramento Shade Program.

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Urban Wood Rescue Program Update

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

Dutch elm disease (DED) Confirmed in Curtis Park

Tree Cheers for the City of Rancho Cordova!

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Dedicate a Tree

Planting a tree is one way to establish a living memorial that will bring peace, joy and security for generations. Likewise, the planting of a tree can be a gratifying act, which honors the memory of a friend or relative, or recognizes a special person or occasion.

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Volunteer

We will reach our 5 million tree goal with your help. Volunteer with us to plant more trees where you live, work, and play.

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Water Wise Tree Care Class

San Juan Water District, Granite Bay

Saturday, October 21 9:30A - 11:00A

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation and San Juan Water District to learn about caring for your trees using low water landscaping techniques. Discover the magic of mulching, slow-watering strategies, and more. Learn to keep your young and mature trees healthy with the right amount of water. The wet weather last winter was certainly welcome, but these water wise methods for tree care remain useful for our hot and dry summer climate.

You will be directed to the San Juan Water District's website to register.

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NeighborWoods Planting in Cordova Vineyards

Federspiel Park Playground, Rancho Cordova

Saturday, October 21 9:00A - 12:00P

The City of Rancho Cordova has made planting trees in their community a high priority and Cordova Vineyards is the latest neighborhood to take this priority to heart by banding together to plant trees for their neighbors. Please join us on October 21 as we revitalize another neighborhood through the planting of wonderful shade trees.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if any spots have become available.

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