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 […]
June 1, 2022
Grab one of our favorite field guides and escape the indoors during national Great Outdoors Month this June.
National Audubon Society: Field Guide to Trees, Western Region by Elbert L. Little
A compact and comprehensive field guide of 700 species of trees, […]
May 6, 2022
Immerse yourself in these stunning collections of tree portraits seen through the lenses of arborists, ecologists, artists, and photographers from around the world.
Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham
A collection of sixty tree portraits – from around the world! […]
March 31, 2022
There are two global holidays happening this April: international Earth Day on April 22 and National Arbor Day on April 29. This month Canopy’s contribution to our favorite tree books introduces works featuring different aspects of climate change and the […]
March 3, 2022
California Arbor Week is March 7-14, and this month’s contribution to the list of our favorite tree books includes guides to native California plants, works featuring the iconic trees found in our forests, and books chronicling the history of California […]
February 1, 2022
February is Black History Month, and this month’s installment in the blog series of our favorite tree books includes works by influential Black voices writing about environmental justice and systemic racism that has shaped America and the relationship between Black […]
January 6, 2022
Is “read more books” on your list of New Year’s resolutions? Get cozy this winter with a couple of our favorite tree-themed books, including recommendations from Canopy staff and Community Forestry School presenters and students.
What started as a much shorter […]
December 18, 2020
The holidays are often viewed as a time of abundance. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Pancha Ganapati, another cultural or religious tradition, or nothing, you have likely seen photos of intricately decorated homes, piles of gifts, and spreads of […]