CANOPY BLOG

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 […]

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:

Mel 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 […]

TUF Perspective: Strengthening My Community

July 16, 2018

Why I’m committed to bringing trees to my community

Written by Eric Perez

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 […]

Tree Spotlight: Douglas fir

June 4, 2018

Tree Spotlight Series: Follow along in this series 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.

Read the first post […]

The Wonder of Trees

April 16, 2018

On April 7, Lab Girl author Hope Jahren joined Canopy for The Wonder of Trees gala in celebration of trees and in support of our programs. 

Hope Jahren

Together, we were inspired by Hope Jahren’s message to “be as a […]

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