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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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Translators & Interpreters Needed

We need your help bringing neighborhoods together in our community. It literally takes a village to plant, maintain, and protect our incredible urban forest! We are looking for help with translation and interpreting.

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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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Internship Opportunities

Intern with the Sacramento Tree Foundation to put your skills to work in our community. Browse our internship opportunities to see how you can make a difference in Sacramento while gaining experience in urban forestry, community development, habitat restoration, and more! » Learn More! »

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We're hiring!

Join our team as a Restoration Specialist! This position oversees field operations for projects related to the planting, maintenance, and monitoring of the urban forest and applicable habitat restoration and monitoring projects. Apply today!

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Q&A with Community Planting Leaders in Arden Park: Jane Hagedorn, Gregg Fishman, and Frank Moran

Building Community through Trees

River Park NeighborWoods: A Blue Print for Success

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Trees for Neighborhoods

The NeighborWoods Program is your opportunity to grow the forest in your very own neighborhood! This program focuses on building investment in your neighborhood by working toward a greater, greener vision through trees. Work directly with one of our expert Community Foresters to plant the right trees in the right places throughout your neighborhood and maximize the many benefits of trees for your community.

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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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Pruning Class

Carmichael Library

Saturday, December 10 10:00A - 12:00P

Join a Certified Arborist to learn how to prune young shade trees for structure, beauty, and health. Indoor class includes presentation and hands on practice.

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Planting at Bear River Habitat Trail

Bear River Habitat Trail, Yuba County

Saturday, December 10 9:00A - 12:00P

Please join the Sacramento Tree Foundation for large planting at the Bear River Habitat Trail in Yuba County! We're hoping to plant 500 trees, bushes, and shrubs with your help!

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