CANOPY BLOG

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Meet Arlene Nuñez García, Canopy’s Community Forestry Coordinator

August 17, 2021

Arlene joined Canopy in July 2021 as a Community Forestry Coordinator, specifically working on the Branching Out program in East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, and Belle Haven. We asked Arlene a few questions to get to know her better:

What […]

Meet Cynthia Perez, Canopy’s Administrative Associate

August 5, 2021

Join us in welcoming Cynthia Perez to the Canopy team!

Cynthia is Canopy’s new Administrative Associate (joined May 2021). We asked Cynthia a few questions to get to know her better:

What were you up to before joining Canopy?

Cynthia: I joined the […]

Meet Mel Sutton, Canopy’s Community Forestry Field Technician

February 4, 2021

Mel joined Canopy in September 2020 as Community Forestry Field Technician. They studied Urban Forestry at Iowa State before moving to California to join the Americorps. We asked Mel a few questions to get to know them better:

Richard Sutton

What were […]

Masked volunteers at Canopy planting event.

What will Canopy’s tree planting season look like this year?

October 1, 2020

Canopy’s tree planting season is usually October through April or May.

Around this time, we are usually gearing up for volunteer planting events across the Midpeninsula. We spoke with Elise Willis, Canopy’s Tree Programs Director, for an update on what volunteers […]

Stevens Creek Trail Tree Planting

June 19, 2017

This past Saturday, Canopy was thrilled to team up with the City of Mountain View, Mountain View Trees, and Friends of Stevens Creek Trail (FOSCT) to transform a section of the Stevens Creek trail between Kings Row and Jean Avenue […]

Trees to Plant Now (part 2)

May 1, 2017

On April 6, 2017, Canopy staff members Michael Hawkins and Elise Willis presented at Gamble Garden about “Trees to Plant Now.” In this post, Part 2, we’ll cover the “who, where, and how” of tree planting, and offer a few […]

Trees to Plant Now (part 1)

April 17, 2017

On April 6, 2017, Canopy’s Program Director, Michael Hawkins, and Community Forester, Elise Willis, gave a “Trees to Plant Now” presentation at Gamble Garden. We are sharing portions of this presentation because this is information we want everyone to know! Keep reading if […]

First-time tree planter and tree champion share their experience

November 22, 2016

From the field: Two volunteers share their thoughts on the “Sister Neighborhood” tree plantings

Fostering friendship across city boundaries

Canopy is proud to serve the Mid-Peninsula’s diverse communities, and actively seeks ways to bring together people of all backgrounds to work towards […]

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