CANOPY BLOG

During Mental Health Awareness Month, community comes together to create serenity garden at Alta Vista High School

May 16, 2024

Canopy and Alta Vista High School (AVHS) students planted nine trees at the alternative school’s campus on May 16 as part of a community-led effort to create a serenity garden that will help students and teachers alike improve both their […]

Canopy on the Radio: Discussing Community Building and Tree Planting on Por la libre

April 25, 2024

Listen to the full Por la libre interview

On April 20, 2024, Executive Director JP Renaud and Community Forestry Coordinator Arlene Nuñez spoke with Manuel Ortiz on Por la libre about our tree planting work in North Fair Oaks, East Palo […]

Celebrating the Power of Trees

April 15, 2024

On April 14, over 200 urban forestry enthusiasts joined Canopy to celebrate the Power of Trees at Mitchell Community Center. Canopy transformed Mitchell Community Center into a series of tree groves featuring native, shade, street and fruit trees. Our […]

Meet Bless Romo, Canopy’s new Communications & Marketing Coordinator

March 25, 2024

Bless Romo (she/her) joined the Canopy team in March 2024 as Communications and Marketing Coordinator. We asked Bless a few questions to get to know her better.

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Bless Romo

Bless: I grew up in Modesto […]

Canopy joins communities in celebrating trees for California Arbor Week 2024

March 22, 2024

Each year, during the second week of March, Californians are encouraged to engage with the trees in their communities by planting a tree, joining a community event, or teaching the next generation about these treasured resources.

Throughout the week of March […]

Meet Tania Cooley, Canopy’s new Environmental Educator

March 18, 2024

Tania Cooley (she/her) joined the Canopy team in March 2024 as Environmental Educator. We asked Tania a few questions to get to know her better.

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Tania Cooley

Tania: I grew up in Tijuana, Mexico and […]

Meet Desiree Humphers, Canopy’s new Adult Education Coordinator

March 11, 2024

Desiree Humphers (she/her) joined the Canopy team in March 2024 as Adult Education Coordinator. We asked Desiree a few questions to get to know her better.

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Desiree Humphers

Desiree: I attended De Anza Community College […]

Growing Together: Reflecting on My First Six Months at Canopy

March 7, 2024

As I reflect on my first six months as the new Executive Director of Canopy, I am filled with a sense of excitement and purpose. Canopy’s mission to foster urban forestry and community engagement resonates deeply with me, and I […]

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