December 5, 2016
Sustainable Christmas trees: Is there a right answer?
Five or ten years ago, some green-conscious consumers felt confident that an artificial Christmas tree was a better alternative to cutting down a live tree.
Today, the prevailing wisdom suggests that artificial trees, […]
November 22, 2016
From the field: Two volunteers share their thoughts on the “Sister Neighborhood” tree plantings
Fostering friendship across city boundaries
Canopy is proud to serve the Mid-Peninsula’s diverse communities, and actively seeks ways to bring together people of all backgrounds to work towards […]
November 7, 2016
In many parts of the United States, people are enjoying one of nature’s finest events – leaf color change that signals a tree’s response to temperature change and the seasonal bridge from summer to fall.
Throughout Silicon Valley, and especially […]
October 17, 2016
At Canopy, we’re pretty proud of our tree-planting track record.
Thanks to our rigorous planting protocols (and our awesome volunteers!), trees planted by Canopy have exceptional rates of establishment and survival. If you’re getting ready to plant a new tree, we […]
October 11, 2016
For all tree-loving bibliophiles! Check out these brand new volumes to leaf through as we settle into autumn:
Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape.
By Jill Jonnes
Jill Jonnes loves to explore the unknown histories of urban […]
October 3, 2016
From the desk of Executive Director Catherine Martineau
One of my favorite things is thanking our donors.
It’s usually the last thing I do before going home; I sign thank you letters or write a special note to someone who’s made a […]
September 30, 2016
We’re thrilled to welcome Natalie Brubaker to the Canopy team!
Natalie brings a wealth of education experience and a passion for exploring trees and nature with people of all ages. We asked her to share a bit about herself:
How did you […]
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 […]