CANOPY BLOG

4 Tips to Save Water and Save Trees

July 4, 2016

There’s no question that Californians still need to save water. Long-term water deficits persist and longer dry spells are likely the new normal in our state.

Locally, Palo Alto’s water supplier has requested a 10% reduction in Citywide water consumption compared […]

recycled water purple pipe

Recycled Water: Safe for Trees?

June 20, 2016

As California’s drought persists, many people are concerned for the well-being of their trees, but are also concerned about reducing their water use. One way to cut water use is by applying recycled or gray water in outdoor landscapes. But are […]

Nature stewards in the making

June 6, 2016

We’re so proud of our Willow Oaks Junior Foresters!

These 4th and 5th graders at Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park explored and cared for trees on their school campus all year long as part of a Canopy pilot program.

The group […]

tussock moth on a leaf

Here Come the Bugs!

May 2, 2016

Have you noticed crawling caterpillars, delicate chrysalises, or fluttering moths around oak trees?

Spring is the season for a variety of insects, including the California Oak Moth, Western Tussock Moth, and Leafroller. They like to much on oaks primarily, and occasionally […]

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