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Partnership Fosters a Greener Tomorrow in Del Paso Heights

Over the last two years, Sac Tree has made a concerted effort to engage community members in under-canopied neighborhoods with the hope of delivering the education needed to grow the best urban forest possible. You might have read about our activities in South Sacramento and Rancho Cordova; however, did you know we’ve also been busy in the Del Paso Heights area of North Sac?

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City Council Votes to Support Trees while Saving Water

On Tuesday evening, the Sacramento City Council voted to implement a plan to encourage residents to conserve water regardless of yearly rainfall. The ordinance makes sense considering that droughts are a frequent occurrence in the region.

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Urban Wood Rescue Program Update

In July of 2015, Sac Tree was awarded a grant from Cal Fire’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) to create an Urban Wood Rescue Program. Since then we’ve worked to create a site plan for our sawmill yard and we are going through the City’s permitting process. After we’ve gained the necessary approvals, construction will begin and we’ll be able to kickoff our business plan as we look forward to giving the wood from urban trees a second life.

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