5:15pm – Ceremonial Tree Plantings (in Mitchell Park)
5:45pm – Refreshments and mingling
6:30pm – Canopy Tree Awards Presentation
We’re excited to welcome Palo Alto’s incoming Mayor with a special ceremonial tree planting in Mitchell Park.
This year, we’ll be joined by retiring Police Chief, Dennis Burns, and plant a special tree in gratitude for his 34 years of service to the Palo Alto community.
Following the joint planting ceremony, join Canopy and friends at the Mitchell Park Community Center for a reception and presentation of the 2017 Canopy Tree Awards.
Palo Alto’s incoming Mayor
Police Chief Dennis Burns
Retiring this year after 34 years of service to the Palo Alto community
Each year at our annual party, Canopy recognizes those who have made significant contributions to our local urban forests. This year, we are proud to recognize the following awardees:
Arnold Soforenko Award
Bol Park Pathway Committee
Young Forester Award
Romain Taniere and Luis Guzman
Will Schulz and Ylem Rubio