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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 […]

The Urban Heat Island Effect

July 17, 2020

What is the urban heat effect?

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 temperatures in built-up […]

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 […]

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