Volunteer

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


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Tree Planting and Care Volunteer

Tree planting and stewardship events take place all year long, but we are especially busy with these events during the rainy months. Volunteers of all ages can help plant and care for trees throughout the Sacramento region by registering for an event online

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STEP Citizen Scientist

Interested in helping the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento identify elm trees that may be infected by Dutch elm disease? Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientists will help us identify unhealthy trees by visually monitoring public elms throughout the summer.

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Group Volunteers

Your business, church group, or service club can join us for one of our planned events. Or, create your own special volunteer event. We’ll work with you to match you with one of our current needs at the organization or we’ll help you build the event of your dreams!

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Community Volunteers are the Heart of our Work

Community volunteers are the heart of the work undertaken by the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Bear River Habitat Trail in Plumas Lake is no exception.

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It's Takes a (Lincoln) Village

Fruitridge Manor: ROOTing For A Better Tomorrow!

California Arbor Week and National Arbor Day Celebrations!

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Plan a Mulch Party

Bring the benefits of mulch to your neighborhood tree canopy. Follow our DIY guide to get your community involved in a mulch party!

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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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Bear River Trail Site Clean Up

Saturday, July 9

Join us at our Bear River Habitat Trail site in Yuba County. We’ll be doing general site care and clean-up including irrigation system maintenance, mulching, and weeding. Help us care for the young trees, shrubs, and grasses that we planted this past winter – these little guys need your help!

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Bear River Trail Site Clean Up

Saturday, August 13

Join us for a workday at our Bear River Habitat Trail site in Yuba County. We’ll be doing general site care and clean-up including irrigation system maintenance, mulching, and weeding. Help us care for the young trees, shrubs, and grasses that we planted this past winter – these little guys need your help!

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