CANOPY BLOG

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

Oaktober: In Celebration of Oaks

September 19, 2017

Welcome to our 4-part blog series dedicated to oaks! In this series we’ll explore oaks, why they’re an important part of the ecosystem, and how to care for native oaks. Stay tuned for the final post in the series where […]

A fond farewell (and congratulations!) to Anwyn Hurxthal

September 7, 2017

Last month, Canopy bid a fond farewell—and a hearty congratulations—to our teammate extraordinaire, Anwyn Hurxthal.

After two years as Canopy’s Senior Development Specialist (and many more years supporting Canopy in other ways), Anwyn has accepted a wonderful position at the John […]

Celebrating summer successes—Cheers to you!

September 4, 2017

From the desk of Executive Director Catherine Martineau

Wow, that was fast! Just like that, the summer’s almost over, vacations are wrapping up, and kids are back in school. Here at Canopy, we’re gearing up for another big planting season, including […]

Summer Travel Series: Mangroves of Costa Rica

August 21, 2017

Welcome to the fifth installment of Canopy’s Summer Travel Series! Follow along with us as we journey to the southern US, Central America, and beyond, encountering a diverse range of fun and unique trees. New stories from the Canopy team published every other […]

Tips for Water-Wise Tree Care

August 14, 2017

Help your trees thrive this summer with water-wise tree care

It’s heating up out there! Does your tree need a drink? Trees’ watering needs vary, but a general rule of thumb during hot dry weather is to:

Water Wisely

Assess soil moisture: Dig […]

Branching Out to East Palo Alto

August 11, 2017

As one of their final projects this season, our incredible crew of summer Teen Urban Foresters researched, designed, and piloted an East Palo Alto community survey about trees. After learning about effective survey techniques and crafting seven key questions, the TUFs headed […]

Desert Landscape

Summer Travel Series: Desert Survivors

August 7, 2017

Welcome to the fourth installment of Canopy’s Summer Travel Series! New stories from the Canopy team published every other week. 

In our first installment, Natalie Brubaker shares a taste of an interesting fruit tree from her trip to Florida.
In our second installment, Elise Willis […]

Mamoni Valley Preserve

Summer Travel Series: Path of the Jaguar

July 31, 2017

Welcome to the third installment of Canopy’s Summer Travel Series! Follow along with us as we journey to the southern US, Central America, and beyond, encountering a diverse range of fun and unique trees. New stories from the Canopy team published every other […]

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