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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 […]

Beyond Bosch Podcast: Urban Forestry with Vanessa Wyns

May 5, 2022

This April to celebrate National Arbor Day and Earth Month, Canopy was featured on “Beyond Bosch“, the official podcast of Bosch, one of the world’s leading technology companies and a partner to Canopy through the corporate foundation, Bosch Community Fund.

Vanessa […]

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Mental health and the importance of outdoor education in the midst of the pandemic

April 29, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Nowadays, millions of Americans are living with mental health issues, especially people who live in cities. As Canopy has mentioned in this previous blog, being around trees helps to decrease loneliness, reduce psychological stress, […]

Tree Spotlight: Mimosa

February 6, 2022

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 […]

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Save Our Water and Our Trees

March 26, 2021

In February 2021, Canopy’s Community Forestry Coordinator Gabby Trudeau presented at Valley Water’s Landscape Summit, a forum for landscape professionals to learn about water issues in the county and California as a whole, and how water relates to the landscaping […]

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Intern Spotlight: Veronica Weber

September 4, 2020

Environmental professional Veronica Weber is bringing Canopy’s tree walks into the digital age

Veronica Weber is a graduate student pursuing her master’s degree in environmental science and management at the Bren School at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Now entering […]

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Learning Outdoors: A Ticket to Healthier and Happier Children

August 14, 2020

Another Look at Indoor Learning

The age-old lament that – kids these days don’t spend as much time outside as they used to – has suddenly become more real than ever. With public health safety mandates to shelter at home, and […]

Impacts of Trees on Mental Health

August 6, 2020

Mental Health in Urban Communities

The noise, pollution, and overcrowding of cities appears to be taking a toll on our mental health. People in cities suffer from higher rates of almost every mental health problem compared to those living in rural […]

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