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Celebrating Canopy’s 25th Anniversary Tree Champion Honorees

June 24, 2022

It takes a village to grow the urban forest!

Throughout Canopy’s history, tree champions from across sectors and communities have lent their unique talents and dedication to plant and care for trees where they are needed the most, nurture young leaders, […]

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7 Ways You Can Save Water at Home

June 10, 2022

The heat-island effect in urban cities is getting stronger with each passing year, which means that investing valuable water to maintain urban trees becomes more important. The United States Environmental Protection Agency stated that “The U.S. population has doubled over […]

Meet Paul LaVallee, Canopy’s Environmental Educator

June 8, 2022

Paul LaVallee (he/him) joined the Canopy team in May 2022 as an environmental educator. We asked Paul a few questions to get to know him better

Paul LaVallee

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Paul: Prior to joining Canopy, I worked […]

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Canopy’s ultimate reading list: National Field Guides

June 1, 2022

Grab one of our favorite field guides and escape the indoors during national Great Outdoors Month this June.

National Audubon Society: Field Guide to Trees, Western Region by Elbert L. Little

A compact and comprehensive field guide of 700 species of trees, […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Photo Books

May 6, 2022

Immerse yourself in these stunning collections of tree portraits seen through the lenses of arborists, ecologists, artists, and photographers from around the world.

Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham

A collection of sixty tree portraits – from around the world! […]

Beyond Bosch Podcast: Urban Forestry with Vanessa Wyns

May 5, 2022

This April to celebrate National Arbor Day and Earth Month, Canopy was featured on “Beyond Bosch“, the official podcast of Bosch, one of the world’s leading technology companies and a partner to Canopy through the corporate foundation, Bosch Community Fund.

Vanessa […]

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Mental health and the importance of outdoor education in the midst of the pandemic

April 29, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Nowadays, millions of Americans are living with mental health issues, especially people who live in cities. As Canopy has mentioned in this previous blog, being around trees helps to decrease loneliness, reduce psychological stress, […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Earth Month edition

March 31, 2022

There are two global holidays happening this April: international Earth Day on April 22 and National Arbor Day on April 29. This month Canopy’s contribution to our favorite tree books introduces works featuring different aspects of climate change and the […]

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