Tree Spotlight: Mimosa

February 6, 2022

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 […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Black History Month

February 1, 2022

February is Black History Month, and this month’s installment in the blog series of our favorite tree books includes works by influential Black voices writing about environmental justice and systemic racism that has shaped America and the relationship between Black […]

Trees in the Urban Landscape

January 28, 2022

Learn about the many human and ecological benefits of trees in the urban landscape and considerations around expanding our urban forest in this talk hosted by Grassroots Ecology’s Watershed Forum.

Maya Briones, Advocacy Associate at Canopy, shares her work that supports […]

Meet Jack Christy, Canopy’s Tree Care Specialist

January 8, 2022

Jack Christy (he/him) joined the Canopy team in December 2021 as tree care specialist. We asked Jack a few questions to get to know him better

Jack Christy

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Jack: Before joining Canopy, I worked for […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: the best books about trees

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 […]

All Five: Planting a lifelong love of trees

December 18, 2021

New trees planted by volunteers at All Five preschool new trees will nurture young students in countless ways that will last a lifetime.

Great Oak Count volunteers with swag and masks

Over the miles and months, volunteer surveyors make big progress on Great Oak Count

November 12, 2021

Canopy’s ambitious project to survey Palo Alto’s venerable oak trees made great headway in 2021, despite the pandemic. Last spring Indira Selvakumaraswamy, Canopy’s volunteer engagement manager, assembled 21 mostly two-person teams to cover routes across the city. They began in […]

red fall leaves in Palo Alto

Celebrating Native American heritage, this month and beyond

November 11, 2021

November is National American Indian Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the many contributions of the Indigenous peoples of the United States. At Canopy, we are building our practice of land acknowledgment to teach and promote greater consciousness of the […]