CANOPY BLOG

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

The Transformation of Trees

December 11, 2017

When trees are planted, you do not get results quickly, as trees grow year-by-year and environmental changes take time. Luckily, over the last fifteen years Canopy has documented the growth of the trees they have planted, highlighting how the community […]

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 […]

Rolled-curb Street Tree

Shorter pruning cycles, healthier trees

July 14, 2016

Palo Alto approves shorter pruning cycle—and safer, healthier trees.

On June 28th, the Palo Alto City Council voted to maintain the city’s 7-year pruning cycle, rather than switch to proposed 10-year or 15-year pruning cycles.

The pruning cycle determines how often city trees […]

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