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Restore

Are you looking to gain practical skills in the area of restoration and field ecology?  Intern with our NAtive Trees in Urban and Rural Environments (NATURE) team as they work to plant, restore and maintain sites in the Sacramento area.

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Volunteer as a Group

Groups can either join us at one of our regularly scheduled planting events (see list of events) or plan a private event.

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Care for your Roots

Roots work hard to keep your tree healthy, strong, and anchored into the ground. Learn how to care for your roots so they can thrive underground.

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Volunteer

We will reach our 5 million tree goal with your help. Volunteer with us to plant more trees where you live, work, and play.

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Dedicate a Tree

Planting a tree is one way to establish a living memorial that will bring peace, joy and security for generations. Likewise, the planting of a tree can be a gratifying act, which honors the memory of a friend or relative, or recognizes a special person or occasion.

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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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Plan for Trees & Public Health

On January 30, we held our 4th annual Greenprint Summit titled: Planning for Trees & Public Health. See who atttended and review the terrific presentations.

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Become a Member

Your gift will strengthen our resources, allowing us to recruit and train more volunteers, educate more people on the benefits of trees and our urban forest and, ultimately, plant more trees.

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Hire a Reliable Tree Care Company

Improper tree work can cause irreparable damage to your tree and may end up costing you a considerable amount of time and money. Follow these guidelines to ensure professional tree work and safe, healthy trees.

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Stake a Young Tree

After planting your tree, remove the nursery stake, which is the thin pole tied to the tree. If the tree cannot stand upright by itself, support it by placing two stakes at least 18 inches from both sides of the trunk.

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