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Volunteer Spotlight: Remembering Brooke Schryver

September 14, 2022

Brooke Schryver, well-known and loved by Canopy and many environmental nonprofits throughout the Midpeninsula, unexpectedly passed away May 2022. Brooke was an active and enthusiastic volunteer with Canopy from 2017-2021, remembered as a delightful, passionate, and fun-loving volunteer and friend. […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Gunn Green Team

February 22, 2022

You could say it began in eighth grade with the Girl Scouts’ Silver Award. That’s when Katie Rueff and Willa Bednarz teamed up with Canopy on a tree planting project. The Silver Award required them to find an issue they […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Clint & CJ Smith

March 2, 2021

For Clint Smith and his son CJ, Canopy’s Community Forestry School was a chance to connect across generations and communities.

When COVID hit in Spring 2020, Clint Smith found himself with more time at home than usual. He and his high […]

Meet the Board: Rachel Knowles

December 18, 2020

Please welcome Rachel Knowles to Canopy’s Board of Directors!

Rachel has worked in higher education since 2011 and is currently in Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Her previous experience includes working at Helios Healthcare where she worked alongside […]

Meet the Board: Maria Chai

October 2, 2020

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new enthusiastic Board member –  Maria Chai.

Maria Chai (she/her) discovered the joy of tree care when she started gardening with her son. She’s a graduate of Canopy’s Community Forestry School and joined […]

Veronica Weber, Research & Special Projects Intern

Intern Spotlight: Veronica Weber

September 4, 2020

Environmental professional Veronica Weber is bringing Canopy’s tree walks into the digital age

Veronica Weber is a graduate student pursuing her master’s degree in environmental science and management at the Bren School at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Now entering […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel and Lauren Dove

February 12, 2020

Rachel and Lauren Dove

Meet Canopy volunteers, Rachel and Lauren! Rachel and Lauren are two of Canopy’s most dedicated high school volunteers. Rachel began volunteering with Canopy in 2018 and has since gotten many of her family and friends involved as […]

Midtown neighborhood tree planting October 5, 2019

Girl Scout Neighborhood Tree Planting Project

November 4, 2019

This summer, two local Girl Scouts, Willa and Katie, teamed up with Canopy for their Silver Award Project. They collaborated with Community Forestry Manager, Elise Willis, to organize a tree planting in their neighborhood as part of Canopy’s South Palo […]

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