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 […]
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 […]
May 22, 2020
Teen Urban Foresters are designing landscape for All Five Preschool in eastern Menlo Park.
Each year, Canopy’s Teen Urban Foresters (TUFs) take on a project aimed at engaging local partners and creating green spaces in their community. Last fall, their revitalization […]
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 […]
September 12, 2019
In this post, Canopy Teen Urban Foresters, Kelly Cortes and Paola Maciel, share their experience working on a project to create a community park at Bayshore Christian Ministries’ property in East Palo Alto.
Since early July, we worked with Canopy as […]
June 3, 2019
Tree removal permits tell the story of shifting urban forests and species growth or loss over time. That is why Canopy’s Community Forestry Manager, Elise Willis, and Tree Survey Intern, Julisa Lopez, partnered with Gunn High School students in the […]
July 16, 2018
Why I’m committed to bringing trees to my community
Working with Canopy has changed the way I see myself in relation to the community around me, as well as my role in the community and my obligation to it. When I […]
May 21, 2018
So, you said you’re a…TUFF? Like the TUFF Puppy Cartoon?
Haha while I might spend my time day-dreaming of another life where I’d be a cartoon character, fortunately that is not the case here! Working for Canopy, I am in their […]