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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Choose the Best Tree for your Space!

Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty database for tree characteristics you’re most interested in! We created a list of the very best trees for our region and now you can easily search our online database for trees that meet your needs. Happy planting!

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Events See all

Sacramento Tree Foundation's Tree Hero Awards

California Farm Bureau

Wednesday, June 1 5:30P

Our Tree Heroes Awards Dinner honors the people and projects that have done great things for our region’s urban forest.  Held under the majestic oaks on the grounds of the California Farm Bureau, our event features dinner, music, silent auction, and a special art auction! 

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Capitol Park Tree Tour

State Capitol

Saturday, May 7 10:00A - 12:00P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation for a guided walk with a local expert through Sacramento's most diversely planted park and learn all about the trees and their history. One of the most visited in the region, Capitol Park boasts many State Champion tree specimens noted for their size, age, and beauty. This park is home to a variety of native trees as well as trees from all around the world.

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