Upcoming Canopy Events

WORKSHOP: The Art of Young Tree Pruning

May 2, 2015

Time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Brentwood Elementary School - 2086 Clarke Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA
Description: Learn the art of young tree pruning with Canopy's own Michael Hawkins and other local experts. Part one of this interactive workshop includes 3.5 hours of classroom training and 2.5 hours of field training. In part two, students put their skills to work in hands-on field session. Click here to sign up or learn more.

Tree Walk: College Terrace

May 9, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Meet at the corner of College Avenue and Oberlin Street
Description: Take a stroll with Canopy and an expert arborist to learn about the trees of College Terrace. We'll discuss the rare and lovely Purple Birch, the fast-growing Douglas Fir, the classic Caost Live Oak, Western Catalpa, Scarlet Oak, Japanese Flowering Crabapple, and many more. Meet at the corner of College Avenue and Oberlin Street. Click here to sign-up.

Tree Walk: University South

June 13, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: The walk begins at the Palo Alto Civic Center Plaza, 250 Hamilton Avenue
Description: Join a Leading Arborist for a Tree Walk in the south University Avenue neighborhood. Will include a great variety of trees: Southern Magnolia, Flowering Pear, Purple Beech, Dawn Redwood, Cockspur Coral Tree, English Yew and many others! The walk begins at the Palo Alto Civic Center Plaza, 250 Hamilton Avenue. Click here for more info. Click here to sign-up.

Tree Walk: Southgate

July 11, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Meet in the Palo Alto High School parking lot on Churchill Avenue at Castilleja Avenue
Description: Join Canopy and an expert arborist for a tree tour of the Southgate neighborhood. We'll encounter a delightful range of tree species including the fast-growing Black Locust, stately Coast Redwood, elegant Camphor, Cork Oak, Japanese Persimmon, and many more. The perfect way to spend a summer morning! Meet in the Palo Alto High School parking lot on Churchill Avenue at Castilleja Avenue. Click here to sign-up.

Tree Walk: Palo Verde

August 8, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Begins in front of Palo Verde Elementary School at 3450 Louis Road.
Description: Walk along with Canopy and an expert arborist, as we explore the Palo Verde neighborhood. You'll learn about a variety of trees from the small and delicate Flowering Dogwood to the uncommon Scotch Pine to the aromatic Deodar Cedar -- and many more! The Palo Verde Tree Walk begins in front of Palo Verde Elementary School at 3450 Louis Road. Click here to sign-up.

Tree Walk: West Bayshore

September 13, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Meet at the Ohlone School, 950 Amarillo Avenue, Palo Alto
Description: Join Canopy and an expert arborist for an autumn stroll through the West Bayshore neighborhood. Examine diverse tree species like the White Mulberry, Red Ironbark, Carob, Patmore Ash, Briottii Red Horse Chestnut, River She-oak, and many more! Meet at the Ohlone School, 950 Amarillo Avenue, Palo Alto. Click here to sign-up.

Stanford Tree Talk

October 10, 2015

Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location:
Description: Details coming soon!

Tree Walk: Junior Museum & Zoo

November 14, 2015

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Begins outside the front entrance to the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, 1451 Middlefield Road
Description: A Sunday tree walk! Join Canopy and an expert arborist for a walk around the Junior Museum and Zoo. Enjoy an in-depth look at species like the Maidenhair Tree, Canary Island Date Palm, Pecan, Dawn Redwood, and many more. This Tree Walk begins outside the front entrance to the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, 1451 Middlefield Road. Click here to sign-up.

Barron Park Tree Walk

January 9, 2016

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Begins at Cornelis Bol park, near the intersection of Laguna Avenue and Laguna Court.
Description: Come stroll with Canopy and an expert arborist through the urban forest of Barron Park. Enjoy the fluffy pink flowers of the Mimosa, the yellow-white clusters of the California Pepper Tree, the peeling red bark of the Arbutus Marina, and much, much more! This tree walk begins at Cornelis Bol park, near the intersection of Laguna Avenue and Laguna Court. Click here to sign-up.