CANOPY BLOG

Meet Lily Heidger, Canopy’s 2022-23 AmeriCorps VISTA Member

August 30, 2022

Lily Heidger (she/her) joined the Canopy team in August 2022 to serve as an AmeriCorp VISTA representative for the next year. We asked Lily a few questions to get to know her better.

Lily Heidger

What were you up to before joining […]

Meet Evany Wang, Canopy’s Community Forestry Coordinator

August 23, 2022

Evany Wang (she/her) joined the Canopy team in August 2022 to coordinate tree planting and surveying in Palo Alto and Mountain View. We asked Evany a few questions to get to know her better.

Evany Wang

What were you up to before […]

Meet Bria Blitch, Canopy’s Tree Programs Manager

August 15, 2022

Bria Blitch (she/her) joined the Canopy team in August 2022 to manage the trees program and staff. We asked Bria a few questions to get to know her better.

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Bria: I grew up mostly […]

Woman tips bucket to pour water around the base of the tree.

Urban Forest Groups Join with Save Our Water to Highlight Importance of Tree Care This Summer

July 17, 2022

Proper tree care vital to protect urban canopy during extreme drought

Sacramento, CA – With millions of urban trees in need of extra care due to extreme drought, Save Our Water – the State of California’s water conservation campaign – is […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Narrative Books

July 7, 2022

Heading to the beach or relaxing at home for staycation? Grab one of these narrative novels and get lost in your choice of fiction, nonfiction, or historical narrative.

The Overstory by Richard Powers

An ambitious environmental fable of nine main characters that […]

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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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