CANOPY BLOG

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

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 […]

Arbor Day Festival 2017

Teen Urban Foresters: Arbor Day Fun

March 21, 2017

This post was written by Canopy’s Teen Urban Foresters (TUF). Lean more about the TUF program here. 

On what felt like the first spring day, the Community Arbor Day Festival on March 11th attracted over 750 people to Mitchell Park in Palo […]

Celebrate California Arbor Week!

March 7, 2017

March 7-14 is California Arbor Week! Celebrate with Canopy:

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate trees, join Canopy and friends for the Community Arbor Day Festival at Mitchell Park on Saturday, March 11th. The festival is full of tree-tastic fun […]

Tree walk explores bounty of the edible urban forest

February 20, 2017

On a clear and gorgeous February morning, a group of some seventy community members gathered around the stately avocado tree in Johnson Park. Coming from Palo Alto and beyond, a love for trees, food, and horticulture is what brought everyone […]

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