CANOPY BLOG

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

The Great Oak Count

October 23, 2017

Welcome to the fourth installment of Canopy’s Oaktober Series! Read about the story behind Oaktober in our first post, tips on how to care for your California native oak in our second post, and why we care about oaks in […]

Oaktober: In Celebration of Oaks

September 19, 2017

Welcome to our 4-part Oaktober Series dedicated to oaks! Check out tips on how to care for your California native oak in our second post, or read about why we care about oaks in our third post. Stay tuned for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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