2013 Goals

Create Outdoor Equity: Tree Planning, Planting and Care

  • Plant 230 new trees on seven school campuses in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto
  • Provide tree care and monitoring for Canopy’s increasing inventory of young trees (1000+ trees)
  • Engage EPA youth staff to care for trees
  • Recruit community volunteers to participate in tree planting and tree care work days

Cultivate a New Generation of Environmentally Literate Kids

  • Update school-based curriculum to increase its impact on kids
  • Increase interactivity and experienced-based aspects of curriculum
  • Promote Viva La Urban Forest school-based curriculum opportunities to local schools. Read more about our school-based education programs¬†

Evaluate Innovative Irrigation Methods

  • Assess the potential for large scale use of DriWater Pilot Project.

Engage Residents to Care for Their Trees

  • Provide education to residents on:
    • Selecting the right tree for the right place
    • Planting trees for optimum health
    • Caring for young trees and mature trees

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