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Upcoming Canopy Events

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  • Education Leader Training, Part 2 (of 3)

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: 3921 E Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

    Session two in Canopy's three-part interactive training (August 16th, 23rd, and 30th).
    Are you passionate about trees, the environment, and education? Do you enjoy working with youth? This three-part interactive training will prepare you to work as an Education volunteer with Canopy, exploring the wonderful world of trees through hands-on science lessons with elementary, middle, and high school students.
    Learn more and sign up here.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
  • Education Leader Training, Part 3 (of 3)

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: 3921 E Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

    The last session in Canopy's three-part interactive training (August 16th, 23rd, and 30th).
    Are you passionate about trees, the environment, and education? Do you enjoy working with youth? This three-part interactive training will prepare you to work as an Education volunteer with Canopy, exploring the wonderful world of trees through hands-on science lessons with elementary, middle, and high school students.
    Learn more and sign up here.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • Tree Walk: Trees & Birds (Baylands)

    Saturday, September 9, 2017

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: 2560 Embarcadero Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94303

    Join expert arborist, Ellyn Shea, and an expert bird watcher as Canopy and Environmental Volunteers partner to offer a Saturday walk through the Baylands. We'll discuss tips and tricks for bird watching, while learning about the essential habitats the trees of the Baylands provide.

    Meet at the Environmental Volunteers EcoCenter.
    Learn more. RSVP here.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
  • Planting Leader Training - Part one (option 1)

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: Peninsula Conservation Center - 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto

    Want to volunteer outside, meet neighbors, and make a visible difference in your community? Join our team of planting leaders!

    Part one is a classroom session offered on both Tuesday or Thursday (pick one session). During this session, you'll learn proper tree planting and tree techniques, meet your fellow tree planters, and discuss volunteer engagement strategies.

    Part two is a Saturday field session where you'll gain hands-on practice planting trees in a local school, park, or neighborhood.

    Full workshop details here. Sign up here.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Planting Leader Training - Part one (option 2)

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: Peninsula Conservation Center - 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto

    Want to volunteer outside, meet neighbors, and make a visible difference in your community? Join our team of planting leaders!

    Part one is a classroom session offered on both Tuesday or Thursday (pick one session). During this session, you'll learn proper tree planting and tree techniques, meet your fellow tree planters, and discuss volunteer engagement strategies.

    Part two is a Saturday field session where you'll gain hands-on practice planting trees in a local school, park, or neighborhood.

    Full workshop details here. Sign up here.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
  • Planting Leader Training, Part Two

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: TBD

    Time to plant some trees! After learning tree planting and tree care techniques during part 1 of the Planting Leader Training, we'll put our skills into practice during a tree planting in a local school, park, or neighborhood. Veteran planting leaders welcome to attend and provide extra coaching for new team members!

    Full workshop details here. Sign up here.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
  • Tree Walk: Greenmeadow

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Greenmeadow Community Center, 303 Parkside Drive, Palo Alto, CA, United States

    Join Canopy and an expert arborist for a Tree Walk in the Greenmeadow neighborhood. The walk will include a great variety of trees: Sugar Maple, Bigleaf Maple, Cork Oak, Torrey Pine, Brazilian Pepper Tree, Moraine Ash, Soapbark Tree, Tulip Tree, Holly Oak and many others. The walk begins at the Greenmeadow Community Center. Click here for a map of the tree walk. Click here to RSVP.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
  • Tree Walk: Gamble Garden

    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
    Location: Elizabeth Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA

    A Sunday tree walk! Come stroll with Canopy and expert arborist, Laura Fanger, to explore the trees of one of Palo Alto's most beloved public gardens. We'll encounter species like the Manna Gum, Cucumber Tree, Cockspur Coral Tree, Japanese Persimmon Hachiya, and many more.

    This Tree Walk begins at the Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden parking lot, near the corner of Waverley Street and Embarcadero Road.
    Learn more. RSVP here.