CANOPY BLOG

All Five: Planting a lifelong love of trees

December 18, 2021

New trees planted by volunteers at All Five preschool new trees will nurture young students in countless ways that will last a lifetime.

Back to our roots: Canopy’s advocacy committee counsels Palo Alto group on expanding tree protection laws

November 9, 2021

Changing climate, growing city mean Palo Alto’s tree protection laws need updating

Celebrate Trees During California Arbor Week!

March 4, 2021

Since 2011, California has dedicated March 7-14 as a statewide celebration of one of our most important shared resources: trees!

We’re getting into the spirit of California Arbor Week and have a full week of activities planned to celebrate the […]

North Fair Oaks mapping tool

North Fair Oaks mapping tool identifies where trees can bring the most benefit

January 8, 2021

Neighborhood tree plantings take a lot of legwork

Identifying suitable planting sites for a neighborhood tree planting takes time and resources, especially when Canopy begins work in a new area. There are many steps before planting begins: finding residents eager to […]

Are Outdoor Classrooms the Future?

July 10, 2020

Reimagining the Classroom

How can students safely return to classrooms this fall? This question is on the mind of school districts and educators across the nation, and the answer is still unclear. Current health regulations limit the number of students allowed […]

Contributing Trees for Cool Blocks and Cool Cities

June 8, 2018

A special “thank you” from Canopy to the neighbors of the 1100 Block of Emerson Street in Palo Alto, who joined forces this spring to donate 13 Canopy Tree Gifts! We’re inspired by their example of community-based action, and so […]

Branching Out to East Palo Alto Neighborhoods

November 20, 2017

This fall we completed another successful round of tree plantings in East Palo Alto as part of Canopy’s Branching Out program.

One tree at a time, we transform nature-deprived neighborhoods into resilient green landscapes that restore natural ecosystems and community well-being.

To […]

Branching Out to East Palo Alto

August 11, 2017

As one of their final projects this season, our incredible crew of summer Teen Urban Foresters researched, designed, and piloted an East Palo Alto community survey about trees. After learning about effective survey techniques and crafting seven key questions, the TUFs headed […]

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