Learn to plant and maintain strong, healthy trees that will thrive for generations.
Trees work for us non-stop. They are a legacy we plant and leave for many generations – impacting our city with better quality of life, business climate, and sense of place. Trees clean our air and water, save energy, provide habitat for wildlife, reduce water runoff and erosion, and increase property values.
If you are interested in learning more about how trees impact our community health and well-being or how you can get more involved in bringing the benefits of trees to your neighborhood, consider joining us at our annual Greenprint Summit.
Selecting the right tree for the right spot is the first step when thinking about planting your new tree. Before you plant watch our Right Tree in the Right Place video, use our Greenprint Tree Guide (.pdf) to select the best tree for your home, and learn how to choose the best quality tree from a nursery.
Yes, there are right and wrong ways to plant a tree. By following our best planting practices, your tree will get the best start for a long and healthy life. Watch our planting video to see best planting practices in action.
It takes most newly planted trees three years to establish a solid root system and strong trunk. Your watchful care during this time will grow a stronger, more healthy tree. Attend one of our free young tree pruning clinics to learn how to shape your tree and sign up to receive our seasonal tree tips by email.
Seed to Seedling is an award-winning California native oak curriculum for 3rd and 4th graders that meets California content standards. Kids learn about natural and cultural history of California's native oaks and the incredible benefits of trees. Educators will find the curriculum flexible, easy to use, and fun! Educators in the Sacramento region can participate in our seedling growing program and have their students plant acorns and grow seedlings on their classroom windowsill.
Planting 5 million more trees will require help from everyone in our community. Get involved in the
Greenprint intiative, our bold vision to enhance the quality of life in our region by expanding the urban forest and maximizing the benefits of trees.
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Summer is the season to regular water your tree. Learning how to deep water your young tree is the most important thing you can do it ensure its survival.
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Johnson Springview Park
Saturday, October 4 10:00A - 12:00P
Learn how to become a specialized Acorn Harvester! You'll receive special training on oak biology, acorn gathering, conservation, genetics and more.
Saturday, October 18 10:00A - 11:30A
Join one of Sacramento Tree Foundation's experts for a guided tour of the trees throughout the Arden Park Neighborhood. Learn how to identify tree species, about the history of trees in the area, basic tree care, and more!
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