Events

Show your commitment to growing a healthier, more livable community by joining us at an upcoming event!

All Upcoming Events

Events

Tree Hero Awards

California Farm Bureau

Wednesday, May 31 5:30A - 8:30A

Join us for an evening under magnificent oak trees to honor the people and projects that have done great things for our region's urban forest. The Tree Hero Awards is Sacramento's preeminent environmental awards event. Nominate your Tree Hero today and consider joining us by purchasing tickets or a table.

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Planting at the Bear River Habitat Trail

Bear River Habitat Trail, Yuba County

Saturday, April 1 9:00A - 12:00P

Please join the Sacramento Tree Foundation at our first Bear River planting event of 2017. We are hoping to plant about 500 new trees, shrubs, grasses and other native plants. This area is being built into a beautiful, shaded walking/biking path that will connect neighborhoods and provide important habitat to wildlife.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if more spots are available.

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Planting with Purpose at Nuevo Park by the Del Paso Heights Growers' Alliance

Nuevo Park, Sacramento

Saturday, April 1 9:00A - 12:00P

Join the Del Paso Heights Growers' Alliance (DPHGA) in ensuring that native trees and plant species remain an integral part of the urban forest in the disadvantaged community of Del Paso Heights by planting trees at Nuevo Park and Richardson Park.

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Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Coloma Community Center, Sacramento

Saturday, April 8 9:00A - 11:00A

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

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NeighborWoods Planting in Cordova Meadows/Gardens

Cordova Meadows Elementary School, Rancho Cordova

Saturday, April 8 9:00A - 12:00P

Facing the region-wide issue of a declining tree canopy head-on, the City of Rancho Cordova has teamed up with the Sacramento Tree Foundation and SMUD to plant a tree-a-day in Rancho Cordova. Help us as we work to grow tree-lined streets, shaded parks and schools, and tree canopied back and front yards!

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Learn at Lunch: New Invasive Pests Threatening our Urban Forests

Location TBD

Thursday, April 13 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Thomas Smith, Ph.D of CAL FIRE.

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Planting at the Bear River Habitat Trail

Bear River Habitat Trail, Yuba County

Saturday, April 15 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us in planting 500 new native trees, shrubs and other native plants at the Bear River Habitat Trail. Once complete, the trail will provide a beautiful, shaded place for Plumas Lake's residents and visitors to walk and ride bicycles. The trail will also provide an important habitat corridor for wildlife

Volunteer!

Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community, Sacramento

Thursday, April 20 5:30P - 7:30P

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

Volunteer!

Earth Day Native Grassland Enhancement

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Saturday, April 22 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by planting native forbs and grass seedlings at the Blue Heron Trails area of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if more spots are available.

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National Arbor Day Planting

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Friday, April 28 9:00A - 2:30P

Come get dirty with us! We will be reforesting a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands in celebration of National Arbor Day! With your help, we hope to plant 750 new tree seedlings which will eventually provide habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone! Snacks and lunch will be provided.

Morning and afternoon shifts are available. 

Volunteer!

National Arbor Day Planting Part II

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Saturday, April 29 9:00A - 12:00P

Come get dirty with us! Help us continue to reforest a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands in celebration of the day after National Arbor Day! With your help, we hope to plant 500 new tree seedlings which will eventually provide habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone! Snacks will be provided.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if more spots are available.

Volunteer!

Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Breathe California of Sacramento, Sacramento

Saturday, May 20 9:00A - 11:00A

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

Volunteer!

Learn at Lunch: Trees and The Landscape Architect's Design Process

Location TBD

Thursday, June 15 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Corrie Lindsay, PLA, ISA and Jim Schubert, ASLA, ISA.

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Learn at Lunch: The Problem with Trees on Levees

Location TBD

Thursday, August 17 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Alison Berry, Ph.D. of the College of Biological Science at UC Davis.

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Learn at Lunch: Tree Selection for the 21st Century

Location TBD

Thursday, October 26 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Greg McPherson, Ph.D. of the U.S. Forest Service.

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(916) 974-4318