CANOPY BLOG

Meet Christie Galitsky, Canopy’s Senior Director of Programs

September 23, 2021

Christie Galitsky (she/her) joined the Canopy team on September 1, 2021 as senior director of programs. Christie grew up in Pennsylvania and, while earning her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, first visited the Bay Area […]

Community Services

Even During Drought, Trees are Worth the Water!

August 1, 2016

It’s been a mild summer on the Peninsula, but many trees still need water. Here are 3 tree care tips to help your tree(s) thrive:

1. ASSESS soil moisture

To check if your tree needs water, probe the soil 6-12 inches […]

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 […]

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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 […]

songbird refuel in urban trees

Songbirds Rest and Refuel in Urban Trees

May 16, 2016

Patches of urban trees help migratory songbirds in their journey

The trees in our yards and along our streets are home to many birds, insects, and animals, but they are are also vital resting and refueling sites for migratory birds.

Every spring […]

Palo Alto Urban Forest

How will you GREENIFY your city?

April 18, 2014

The theme of Earth Day 2014, Green Cities, invites communities around the world to move toward more sustainable forms of energy, transportation, and infrastructure. Earth Day Network has teamed up with a few cities that will serve as “Green City” models […]

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