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.


Is it raining?

Are you wondering if the event you are registered for is still happening?

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(916) 974-4318

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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River Park NeighborWoods: A Blue Print for Success

Would you like the opportunity to grow and protect the forest in your very own neighborhood? Here's some advice from Kate Riley an outstanding volunteer committed to making her community greener and healthier. Fall is the best time to plant a tree and October is NeighborWoods month, so today is the day to get started in your community, learn how Kate and her neighbors got started!

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Community Volunteers are the Heart of our Work

It's Takes a (Lincoln) Village

Fruitridge Manor: ROOTing For A Better Tomorrow!

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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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STEP Citizen Scientist Party

Coloma Community Center

Saturday, October 1 9:00A - 11:00A

Celebrate the success of our volunteer Citizen Scientists for our Save the Elms Program!

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Week of Caring: Spruce Up Blue Heron Trails

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, October 8 9:00A - 12:00P

Do you like getting dirty? Do you have a passion for gardening or native habitat restoration?

We've recently completed a project at the Blue Heron Trails Visitor Center at Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, but that doesn't mean the work is done! You can help us with general site care duties such as basic tree/shrub care, irrigation system maintenance, and weeding. These little guys need your help to thrive!

Volunteer!