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During Mental Health Awareness Month, community comes together to create serenity garden at Alta Vista High School

May 16, 2024

Canopy and Alta Vista High School (AVHS) students planted nine trees at the alternative school’s campus on May 16 as part of a community-led effort to create a serenity garden that will help students and teachers alike improve both their […]

Celebrating the Power of Trees

April 15, 2024

On April 14, over 200 urban forestry enthusiasts joined Canopy to celebrate the Power of Trees at Mitchell Community Center. Canopy transformed Mitchell Community Center into a series of tree groves featuring native, shade, street and fruit trees. Our […]

One person speaks into a microphone while other people watch on a stage with podium and Canopy logo.

Celebrating Canopy’s 25th Anniversary Tree Champion Honorees

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, […]

The Wonder of Trees

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. 

Hope Jahren

Together, we were inspired by Hope Jahren’s message to “be as a […]

Congrats to our 2018 Tree Awardees

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 […]

Oaktober: In Celebration of Oaks

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 […]

Arbor Day Young Artist Exhibit

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 […]

Arbor Day Festival 2017

Teen Urban Foresters: Arbor Day Fun

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 […]

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