CANOPY BLOG

New post (at least!) every first and third Monday.

Appreciating Nature’s Reciprocity

March 25, 2020

“Between a human and a tree is the breath.
We are each other’s air.”
– Margaret Bates

When we step outside and take a breath, we are accepting the gift of oxygen from the trees and plants around us. As we exhale, we […]

Breathe with the Trees

March 23, 2020

Your environment can have a direct effect on your stress levels. Your body expresses stress physically in many different ways. Some signs of stress in the body are increased blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension. 

Did you know that being […]

Canopy Update: Shelter at Home Day 3, March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020

Dear Friends and Partners,

I hope this update finds you well and healthy on Day 3 of the Shelter at Home order. These are stressful times, and the order further isolates us from each other.

During our remote staff meetings, the questions […]

European Hackberry (Celtis australis)

Tree Spotlight: European Hackberry

March 16, 2020

Tree Spotlight Series: Follow along as we learn about the fascinating trees that live among us. This series is in partnership with Rhee Lab in the Plant Biology Department of the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Other posts in the series: ginkgo biloba, Douglas fir, giant […]

A Fond Farewell to Michael Hawkins

March 13, 2020

After ten years as Canopy’s Program Director, we bid a fond farewell to Michael Hawkins.

Much of what makes Canopy a strong organization today is thanks in large part to Michael’s years of leadership. His success in managing large projects and […]

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