CANOPY BLOG

New post (at least!) every first and third Monday.

Artist-in-Residence: Patricia Larenas

June 4, 2021

We’re excited to announce a new artistic partnership with Patricia Larenas, a talented Bay Area artist that shares our passion for trees. With work from her latest series of tree portraits (seen below), Patricia uses her art to capture iconic […]

Celebrate Trees During California Arbor Week!

March 4, 2021

Since 2011, California has dedicated March 7-14 as a statewide celebration of one of our most important shared resources: trees!

We’re getting into the spirit of California Arbor Week and have a full week of activities planned to celebrate the […]

Impacts of Trees on Mental Health

August 6, 2020

Mental Health in Urban Communities

The noise, pollution, and overcrowding of cities appears to be taking a toll on our mental health. People in cities suffer from higher rates of almost every mental health problem compared to those living in rural […]

Unleashing the Power of Nature in the Era of COVID-19

June 16, 2020

COVID-19 is re-making our world in myriad and fundamental ways.  Thanks to the rigorous “shelter-in-place” mandates from our prescient health officers, we are learning (knock on wood) to flatten the curve.  But what a hit it is on jobs, incomes […]

Eucalyptus grandis (Flooded Gum)

Tree Spotlight: Flooded Gum

April 20, 2020

Tree Spotlight Series: Follow along as we learn about the fascinating trees that live among us. This series is in partnership with Rhee Lab in the Plant Biology Department of the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Other posts in the series: ginkgo biloba, Douglas fir, giant […]

European Hackberry (Celtis australis)

Tree Spotlight: European Hackberry

March 16, 2020

Tree Spotlight Series: Follow along as we learn about the fascinating trees that live among us. This series is in partnership with Rhee Lab in the Plant Biology Department of the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Other posts in the series: ginkgo biloba, Douglas fir, giant […]

Arbutus unedo

Tree Spotlight: Strawberry Tree

February 24, 2020

Tree Spotlight Series: Follow along as we learn about the fascinating trees that live among us. This series is in partnership with Rhee Lab in the Plant Biology Department of the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Other posts in the series: ginkgo biloba, Douglas fir, giant […]

Italian cypress photo by Mad Kramers via Flickr

Tree Spotlight: Italian Cypress

January 20, 2020

Tree Spotlight Series: Follow along as we learn about the fascinating trees that live among us. This series is in partnership with Rhee Lab in the Plant Biology Department of the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Other posts in the series: ginkgo biloba, Douglas fir, giant […]

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