CANOPY BLOG

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

Unleashing the Power of Nature in the Era of COVID-19

June 16, 2020

COVID-19 is re-making our world in myriad and fundamental ways.  Thanks to the rigorous “shelter-in-place” mandates from our prescient health officers, we are learning (knock on wood) to flatten the curve.  But what a hit it is on jobs, incomes […]

Black Lives Matter. And we all have a role to play.

June 13, 2020

Dear Canopy Friends,

The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee, Manuel Ellis, and countless others are the continuation of a long and brutally unjust history of systemic anti-blackness, racism, and oppression. We all have a role to […]

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 […]

Celebrating summer successes—Cheers to you!

September 4, 2017

From the desk of Executive Director Catherine Martineau

Wow, that was fast! Just like that, the summer’s almost over, vacations are wrapping up, and kids are back in school. Here at Canopy, we’re gearing up for another big planting season, including […]

My End-of-Day Ritual

October 3, 2016

From the desk of Executive Director Catherine Martineau

One of my favorite things is thanking our donors.

It’s usually the last thing I do before going home; I sign thank you letters or write a special note to someone who’s made a […]

Celebrating a Milestone: 20 Years and Growing

March 7, 2016

Canopy celebrates our 20th anniversary and looks to the future of urban forests.

In January, Canopy kicked off our 20th year growing healthy trees and healthy communities by celebrating with more than 150 friends at our annual party (see photos) at […]

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