Canopy’s 21st Annual Palo Alto
Mayor’s Tree Planting & Awards Ceremony
a.k.a Our Annual Party!

Annual Party - Three Across image for website

Thursday, January 26th, 5:15pm to 7:30pm
Mitchell Park Community Center, El Palo Alto Room
3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto

5:15pm – Ceremonial Tree Plantings (in Mitchell Park)
5:45pm – Refreshments and mingling
6:30pm – Canopy Tree Awards Presentation

The event is free, but RSVP is required. Please RSVP by Mon. January 23.


Let’s celebrate!

annual-party-2016-greg-servingJoin Canopy and the City of Palo Alto for our 21st Annual Mayor’s Tree Planting and Awards ceremony (a.k.a our annual party!).

We’re excited to welcome Palo Alto’s incoming Mayor with a special ceremonial tree planting in Mitchell Park.

This year, we’ll be joined by retiring Police Chief, Dennis Burns, and plant a special tree in gratitude for his 34 years of service to the Palo Alto community.

Following the joint planting ceremony, join Canopy and friends at the Mitchell Park Community Center for a reception and presentation of the 2017 Canopy Tree Awards.

We hope you’ll join the festivities!

RSVP to [email protected] by Monday, January 23.
See photos from last year’s party.



We’re proud to plant ceremonial trees in honor of:

Greg Scharff
Palo Alto’s incoming Mayor

Police Chief Dennis Burns
Retiring this year after 34 years of service to the Palo Alto community


We’re thrilled to recognize our 2017 Canopy Tree Award Recipients:

Each year at our annual party, Canopy recognizes those who have made significant contributions to our local urban forests. This year, we are proud to recognize the following awardees:

Arnold Soforenko Award
Bol Park Pathway Committee
Michelle Daher

Young Forester Award
Diamond Allen

Out-on-a-Limb Award
John Erving
Dedra Hauser
Romain Taniere and Luis Guzman
Will Schulz and Ylem Rubio
Sharon Hudak
Antoine Gaessler

Read more about our awardees accomplishments…


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