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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We Want You!

Love the environment? Want to make a difference? Looking to work with some cool folks? Check out our new Office Admin position and apply today!

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River Park NeighborWoods: A Blue Print for Success

Save The Elms Program Celebrates Success!

Community Volunteers are the Heart of our Work

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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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Howe Park Hands On Pruning Workshop

Howe Park Community Center

Friday, November 4 9:00A - 11:00A

Join STF's Certified Arborist to learn how to prune young shade trees for strong, healthy, and attractive structure. This workshop includes an indoor classroom portion, followed by field time outside in Howe Park practicing pruning in small groups on young trees (tools provided).

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Samuel Kennedy Tree Planting & Garden Party

Samuel Kennedy Elementary School

Saturday, November 5 8:30A - 12:00P

At the Sacramento Tree Foundation, our vision is to bring beautiful, tree-lined streets, shaded parks and schools, and full-canopy forests to the entire Sacramento community. YOU can be a part of this journey by joining us at Samuel Kennedy Elementary School as we plant 40+ new shade trees and fix up the school garden.

Sorry, but this event is full for now. Please check back later to see if we need more volunteers.