CANOPY BLOG

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

The Fight Against Phytopthora

September 24, 2016

Last month, the Palo Alto Weekly ran a series of important articles about Phytophthora, a waterborne mold that causes a deadly “root rot” in woody plants and trees. The disease first appeared in the U.S. in the early 2000’s and has […]

2016 Young Tree Care Survey Results Are In!

September 19, 2016

Intern, Michael DeBroeck, leads the 2016 Young Tree Care Survey

Every summer, Canopy welcomes a talented intern to lead our annual Young Tree Care Survey, an effort to survey hundreds of young trees planted throughout Palo Alto. This year, intern Michael […]

Meet Elise Willis, Our New Community Forester

July 18, 2016

Last year, Elise worked at Canopy part-time to study the tree canopy cover disparity between north and south Palo Alto. Now, we are thrilled to welcome her as a full-time member of the team. Here’s a quick update from Elise […]

A Fond Farewell to Natalia Schoorl

July 10, 2016

Canopy bids a fond farewell to Tree Care and Education Manager Natalia Schoorl

During her time at Canopy, Natalia has grown our classroom education lessons, Teen Urban Forester program, and tree care efforts into the nationally recognized and self-sustaining programs they […]

Nature stewards in the making

June 6, 2016

We’re so proud of our Willow Oaks Junior Foresters!

These 4th and 5th graders at Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park explored and cared for trees on their school campus all year long as part of a Canopy pilot program.

The group […]

Kavanaugh residents come together for neighborhood greening in East Palo Alto

April 4, 2016

Canopy and Kavanaugh residents team up to plant trees – and more!

On April 2nd, Canopy partnered with residents of East Palo Alto’s Kavanaugh neighborhood to undertake a multi-block urban greening effort that transformed the area with 50 new street and yard […]

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