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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News See all

Dutch elm disease (DED) Confirmed in Curtis Park

Sadly, Dutch elm disease (DED), a fungal disease with no known cure, claimed its first two casualties of the year in Curtis Park at the corner of 26th Street and Marshall Way in late April.

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Tree Cheers for the City of Rancho Cordova!

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

Watering Trees is Wise, Not Wasteful

Top 5 Trees for Spring Flowers

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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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Events See all

Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Sacramento Tree Foundation, Sacramento

Saturday, July 15 9:00A - 11:00A

Sacramento’s elm trees are disappearing! Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento in monitoring our remaining public elms for the problematic Dutch elm disease (DED), a fungal disease with no known cure that has taken the lives of thousands of elms around Sacramento since the 1990s. DED-infected trees will be removed by the City to prevent the further spread of this unwelcome pest. This training will give you the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to monitor elms for DED symptoms using your mobile device. STEP Citizen Scientists commit to monitoring selected elm trees three times between May and October.

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Caring for Your Mature Tree Workshop

Fremont Presbyterian Church, Sacramento

Saturday, July 22 10:00A - 12:00P

Join the River Park Tree Canopy Project at a presentation by certified arborist and UCCE Master Gardener Fran Clarke, one of the preeminent arborists in this region, who has years of experience helping homeowners succeed in caring for their trees as Stewardship Manager at the Sacramento Tree Foundation. You will learn the best practices for keeping your beautiful mature trees healthy and structurally sound.

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