CANOPY BLOG

New post (at least!) every first and third Monday.

Stevens Creek Trail Tree Planting

June 19, 2017

This past Saturday, Canopy was thrilled to team up with the City of Mountain View, Mountain View Trees, and Friends of Stevens Creek Trail (FOSCT) to transform a section of the Stevens Creek trail between Kings Row and Jean Avenue […]

Summer Hello’s and Goodbye’s

June 9, 2017

As summer begins, we say goodbye to 7 wonderful Teen Urban Foresters from the school year. We also welcome a bright new bunch of 8 TUFs for the summer, along with 3 stellar summer interns.

A tree-tastic send-off for Teen Urban […]

Tree Reads for Summer

June 5, 2017

For the tree-hugger, nature-lover, and bookworm alike, three new titles offer fascinating journeys through the wonderful world of plants and nature, both far and near:

 

Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, The Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the […]

Teen Urban Foresters Reflect on the Goldman Environmental Prize

May 15, 2017

This past month Canopy’s Teen Urban Foresters had the opportunity to attend the Goldman Environmental Prize, an amazing ceremony in which six people are awarded the Goldman Prize for making change to benefit their communities and those around them. The […]

Trees to Plant Now (part 2)

May 1, 2017

On April 6, 2017, Canopy staff members Michael Hawkins and Elise Willis presented at Gamble Garden about “Trees to Plant Now.” In this post, Part 2, we’ll cover the “who, where, and how” of tree planting, and offer a few […]

Trees to Plant Now (part 1)

April 17, 2017

On April 6, 2017, Canopy’s Program Director, Michael Hawkins, and Community Forester, Elise Willis, gave a “Trees to Plant Now” presentation at Gamble Garden. We are sharing portions of this presentation because this is information we want everyone to know! Keep reading if […]

Meet two heroes in our midst

April 3, 2017

At Canopy, one of our greatest assets is our team.

Canopy’s impact is only possible because of dedicated people–from our staff and board to our volunteers, tree champions, donors, and our amazing community partners–who are willing to work together and invest […]

Arbor Day Young Artist Exhibit

March 27, 2017

The Young Artist Exhibit is a curated tree art exhibition that was held at the Community Arbor Day Festival at Mitchell Park on March 11, 2017. Art submissions from young artists across the Mid-Peninsula were received in answer to the theme: how do trees […]

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