CANOPY BLOG

New post (at least!) every first and third Monday.

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 […]

TUF Perspective: Strengthening My Community

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 […]

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.

Photo by […]

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 […]

Spring in Bloom: Flowering Trees Around Palo Alto

March 26, 2018

Spring is officially here and with spring comes gorgeous flowers! Even as the the cold weather and rain persists, a variety of trees are sprouting blooms in eager preparation for the warm months to come. While some trees have already […]

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