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Is Water Conservation Killing Trees?

KCRA 3 News interviews Sacramento Tree Foundation and Department of Water Resources experts. Learn what you can do to keep your trees healthy during a drought and irrigation restrictions. 

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Be Watershed Wise

Community Shade Returns!

Summer Leaf Drop

Tree grant to bear fruit for north Sacramento

Caring for Trees in our Mediterranean Climate

How-To See all

Plant a Tree

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • How wide should I dig the hole when I plant shade trees?
  • How high above the soil level should the top of the root ball be?

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Fall Tree Tips

October and November are the best months to plant trees. Roots get a great start in cooler soil. Watch our tree planting video to see best planting practices in action!

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Events See all

Greenprint Summit 2015

Citrus Heights Community Center

Thursday, January 29 8:30A - 4:30P

Building on our terrific success from last year's Summit, we invite you to join us for another thought-provoking and invigorating day discussing trees, health, and our community.


Pruning Clinic at Carmichael Library

Carmichael Library

Saturday, December 6 11:00A - 12:30P

Learn how to prune your shade trees from one of Sacramento Tree Foundation's experts. This class will include details on how to make pruning cuts, various pruning tools, and how pruning can extend the life and beauty of your shade trees. Seating is limited so be sure to save your spot and register now!