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Upcoming Canopy Events

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The below events don’t reflect our full calendar of volunteer opportunities. To stay updated on Canopy’s volunteer events, subscribe to our Volunteer Wire newsletter.

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Saturday, February 4, 2023
  • South Palo Alto Tree Initiative Planting

    Saturday, February 4, 2023

    Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

    Join Canopy for a group planting event in South Palo Alto! Contact [email protected] for more details and to get involved.

Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • "The Body Language of Trees" Tree Walk: Mountain View

    Saturday, February 11, 2023

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Mariposa Park, 305 Mariposa Ave, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA


    Join Canopy for a guided tree walk through Mountain View led by certified arborist Molly Batchelder. This will be a themed walk: come learn about trees and their structure through the observation methods championed by Professor Claus Mattheck in his book, The Body Language of Trees.  
    Reserve your spot at canopy.org/tree-walk-sign-up.

Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Branching Out Community Tree Planting

    Saturday, March 4, 2023

    Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: Redwood City, CA, USA

    Join Canopy for a group planting event in Redwood City! Contact [email protected] for more details and to get involved.

Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Palo Alto Arbor Week Celebration

    Sunday, March 5, 2023

    Time: 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Location: Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

    Celebrate California Arbor Week with us under Palo Alto's urban canopy! Stay tuned for more details.

Saturday, March 11, 2023
  • Mountain View Arbor Day Planting

    Saturday, March 11, 2023

    Time: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Mountain View, CA, USA

    Join Canopy and the City of Mountain View for a special tree planting event to celebrate California Arbor Week (March 7-13 each year). To commemorate the day, Mountain View's next mayor (to be elected in January 2023) will read the city’s Arbor Day Proclamation and plant a ceremonial tree, an annual tradition in partnership with Canopy.

    Contact [email protected] for more details and to get involved.

Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • A Toast to Catherine: celebrating 18 years of transformational leadership

    Sunday, March 19, 2023

    Time: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
    Location: Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA

    When Catherine Martineau joined Canopy in 2004, she cast a vision of a day when everyone could thrive under the shade of healthy trees. For 18 years, she’s led the way with boldness, creativity, and finesse, connecting and inspiring residents, advocating for our urban forests, and inviting all of us to participate in creating a brighter, tree-filled future.

    On March 19th, join us as we toast her enduring legacy and send her into retirement in true Canopy style. Learn more about the event.

Saturday, March 25, 2023
  • South Palo Alto Tree Initiative Planting

    Saturday, March 25, 2023

    Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

    Join Canopy for a group planting event in South Palo Alto! Contact [email protected] for more details and to get involved.

Saturday, April 15, 2023
  • Earth Day Youth Volunteer Event

    Saturday, April 15, 2023

    Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location: East Palo Alto, CA, USA

    Join Canopy''s Teen Urban Foresters for a youth-led planting and tree care event in East Palo Alto! Open to youth volunteers only. Contact [email protected].org for more details and to get involved.

Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Celebrate Earth Day with Canopy!

    Saturday, April 22, 2023

    Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

    Join Canopy for a special Earth Day tree planting event in South Palo Alto! Contact [email protected] for more details and to get involved.

Friday, April 28, 2023
  • Canopy Give Back Night at Books Inc.

    Friday, April 28, 2023

    Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: Books Inc., 317 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA

    Stop by Books Inc. in Mountain View for a special Arbor Day giveback night! 10% of proceeds from your in-store purchase will help Canopy continue to bring nature into neighborhoods through tree planting and stewardship, education, and advocacy.

    A selection of tree books from Canopy's recommended reading list will be available for purchase this evening only, including a range of fiction and nonfiction works for every age and inclination: from adults to kids and from field guides to memoirs.

Saturday, June 17, 2023
  • Canopy Tree Awards & Volunteer Appreciation Event

    Saturday, June 17, 2023

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: To be announced

    Join Canopy for a celebration of our dedicated volunteers where we'll unveil the 2023 Canopy Tree Awards recognizing groups and individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the local urban forest. All are invited to join the festivities at this free event! Light refreshments will be served. More details to follow.

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