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 […]
August 14, 2020
Another Look at Indoor Learning
The age-old lament that – kids these days don’t spend as much time outside as they used to – has suddenly become more real than ever. With public health safety mandates to shelter at home, and […]
April 8, 2020
Join us in welcoming Edgar Echevarria to the Canopy team!
Edgar is Canopy’s new Community Forestry Manager. He spent several years working at Our City Forest and has amassed a wealth of knowledge about trees and nonprofit management. He is excited […]
March 25, 2020
“Between a human and a tree is the breath.
We are each other’s air.”
– Margaret Bates
When we step outside and take a breath, we are accepting the gift of oxygen from the trees and plants around us. As we exhale, we […]
March 23, 2020
Your environment can have a direct effect on your stress levels. Your body expresses stress physically in many different ways. Some signs of stress in the body are increased blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension.
Did you know that being […]
December 5, 2019
We’re excited to welcome Vanessa Wyns to the Canopy team!
Vanessa is Canopy’s new Environmental Educator. She has taught environmental education across the world and is now bringing her enthusiasm for teaching youth about nature to Canopy. We asked Vanessa to […]
June 11, 2019
We’re so happy to welcome Maya Briones to the Canopy team!
Maya is Canopy’s new Community Forestry Coordinator. She brings to the team a background in environmental research, planning, and habitat restoration. We asked Maya to share a bit about herself: