CANOPY BLOG

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

Arbor Day Young Artist Exhibit

March 28, 2017

On March 11th, the Arbor Day Festival hosted the first ever Young Artist Exhibit, a curated tree art exhibition. Artists from schools around the Mid-Peninsula were encouraged to enter and we received over fifty submissions from students answering the question: “What 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 […]

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 […]

Service, celebration, and how trees create community

February 6, 2017

Coming together around trees

Across traditions, societies, and centuries, trees have held special significance in the human imagination.

They are universal symbols, representing life, nourishment, resilience, and growth. It’s part of why trees feature so prominently in cultural traditions and celebrations around the […]

Celebrating a Milestone: 20 Years and Growing

March 7, 2016

Canopy celebrates our 20th anniversary and looks to the future of urban forests.

In January, Canopy kicked off our 20th year growing healthy trees and healthy communities by celebrating with more than 150 friends at our annual party (see photos) at […]

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