June 24, 2022
It takes a village to grow the urban forest!
Throughout Canopy’s history, tree champions from across sectors and communities have lent their unique talents and dedication to plant and care for trees where they are needed the most, nurture young leaders, […]
April 16, 2018
On April 7, Lab Girl author Hope Jahren joined Canopy for The Wonder of Trees gala in celebration of trees and in support of our programs.
Together, we were inspired by Hope Jahren’s message to “be as a […]
January 22, 2018
We are thrilled to recognize our 2018 Tree Awardees for their contributions to growing and protecting the urban forest. And this year, Canopy is proud to honor Dave Dockter, who is retiring after more than two decades serving the City of […]
September 19, 2017
Welcome to our 4-part Oaktober Series dedicated to oaks! Check out tips on how to care for your California native oak in our second post, or read about why we care about oaks in our third post. Stay tuned for the […]
March 27, 2017
The Young Artist Exhibit is a curated tree art exhibition that was held at the Community Arbor Day Festival at Mitchell Park on March 11, 2017. Art submissions from young artists across the Mid-Peninsula were received in answer to the theme: how do trees […]
March 21, 2017
This post was written by Canopy’s Teen Urban Foresters (TUF). Lean more about the TUF program here.
On what felt like the first spring day, the Community Arbor Day Festival on March 11th attracted over 750 people to Mitchell Park in Palo […]
February 20, 2017
On a clear and gorgeous February morning, a group of some seventy community members gathered around the stately avocado tree in Johnson Park. Coming from Palo Alto and beyond, a love for trees, food, and horticulture is what brought everyone […]
February 6, 2017
Coming together around trees
Across traditions, societies, and centuries, trees have held special significance in the human imagination.
They are universal symbols, representing life, nourishment, resilience, and growth. It’s part of why trees feature so prominently in cultural traditions and celebrations around the […]