CANOPY BLOG

Urban Tree Advocacy at the 2022 Thrive Alliance Climate Summit

November 1, 2022

In early October 2022, Canopy staff members joined local community partners and advocates at the Climate Summit for San Mateo County hosted by Thrive Alliance, Climate Resilient Communities, Nuestra Casa, and Rise South City. This cross-sector summit focused on the critical issues affecting frontline communities in […]

hands lathered with soap bubbles under running water in sink

7 Ways You Can Save Water at Home

June 10, 2022

Written by Yingran Zhang

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 […]

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 […]

The Urban Heat Island Effect

July 17, 2020

What is the urban heat effect?

Written by Trevor Cambron

On the first day of summer, the average temperature in Portola Valley is 70 degrees, while just down the road in Palo Alto the average temperature is 76 degrees. Why are the […]

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

June 16, 2020

Written by Catherine Martineau and Yoriko Kishimoto

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 […]

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