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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Join Us at an Event

Tree planting and stewardship events take place all year long, but are especially busy during the rainy months of October-April. Volunteers of all ages can help plant and care for trees throughout Sacramento by registering for an event online. You can even get your group of volunteers involved!

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Lead the Way

Planting 5 million more trees will require help from everyone in our community. Learn to teach others about the extraordinary benefits of trees by volunteering as a Community Planting Leader. This is the perfect position for people who want to learn more about urban greening and volunteer management. (It's also a great addition to your resume!)

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Be Our Eyes and Ears

Are you interested in habitat restoration? Would you like to help save our elm tree population by learning how to identify signs of Dutch elm disease? Would you like to help us beautify public spaces? Consider volunteering as a Biological Monitor, Location Scout, or Tree Care Steward. Training, support, and educational materials are provided.

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Shout Out

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people to help share our message about growing a healthier, more livable Sacramento region. If you love to talk, enjoy meeting new people, and are open to new experiences, this is the volunteer position for you! Training is provided.

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Harvest

Have you ever wondered how the Sacramento Tree Foundation is able to support elementary school students through the Seed to Seedling program and grow thousands of baby oak trees to restore the native forests of the Sacramento region? We do it by gathering tens of thousands of locally sourced acorns and other seeds each fall. You can help!

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News See all

Is Water Conservation Killing Trees?

KCRA 3 News interviews Sacramento Tree Foundation and Department of Water Resources experts. Learn what you can do to keep your trees healthy during a drought and irrigation restrictions. 

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Be Watershed Wise

Tree grant to bear fruit for north Sacramento

Greenprint Summit 2014

Sacramento urban forest makes Top 10 list

Sacramento's Camphor Tree

Grow With Us!

Top ten reasons to become a member of the Sacramento Tree Foundation

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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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Events See all

Greenprint Summit 2015

Citrus Heights Community Center

Thursday, January 29 8:30A - 4:30P

Building on our terrific success from last year's Summit, we invite you to join us for another thought-provoking and invigorating day discussing trees, health, and our community.

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Pruning Clinic at Carmichael Library

Carmichael Library

Saturday, December 6 11:00A - 12:30P

Learn how to prune your shade trees from one of Sacramento Tree Foundation's experts. This class will include details on how to make pruning cuts, various pruning tools, and how pruning can extend the life and beauty of your shade trees. Seating is limited so be sure to save your spot and register now!

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