with Kevin Raftery, arborist and horticultural expert
Explore fruit tree selection, pruning, and more so that you can reap the benefits of a well cared-for fruit tree.
with Dr. Igor Lacan, UC Extension Urban Forestry Advisor
Ever wondered if a tree is “safe”? We’ll look at “the body language of trees” to understand defects and hazards associated with trees in landscapes.
with Walter Passmore, Urban Forester for City of Palo Alto
Learn more about Palo Alto’s progress infusing trees into the City’s long-term vision, and explore the measurable benefits of trees in the urban landscape.
Bucket truck rides with the City of Palo Alto
Teen Art Show featuring tree-inspired art pieces from local students (submit here!)
Workshop series featuring local tree experts (RSVP here)
Tree & nature exploration for kids & adults alike:
Exploration station with Canopy and friends
Make your own paper garden pot with Living Classroom
Plant a seedling with Common Ground Garden
Learn about the Monarch Migration Revival Project with Garden Club of California
Buckeye yoyo making with Primitive Ways
Sense-sational Tree Walk & scavenger hunt with arborist Courtney Schumm
Tree foods tasting with Slow Food
Activities and info from non-profit and City of Palo Alto partners
Character appearances from Smokey the Bear and other favorites
Raffle prizes from local business and artisans