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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Volunteer at Our Events

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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Volunteer in Your Community

Bring the benefits of cleaner air, cooler temperatures, and healthier lifestyles to your neighborhood by volunteering to plant and care for trees in your own community. Learn tips to steward neighborhood trees, help us collect data through Greenprint Maps, lead a NeighborWoods project of your own. You can keep your community's canopy healthy in so many ways! » Read More »

Be a Community Planting Leader

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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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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Announcing our New Education Programs Manager

We are happy to introduce our new Education Programs Manager, Pamela Sanchez. For almost ten years, Pamela has perfected her skills as an expert Community Forester educating property owners about the value of trees and how to optimize their benefits through strategic placement and species selection. Pamela is especially interested in and skilled at teaching people how to plant and care for their trees to ensure their long and healthy survival. Pamela received her degree in Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry from UC Davis and is a Certified Arborist - Municipal Specialist. Learn a little more about Pamela and her love of our urban forest.

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A Successful Acorn Harvest

Urban Wood Rescue

Urban Forest Assessment

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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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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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Wildlife Refuge Site Clean Up

North Stone Lake

Saturday, December 5 9:00A - 12:30P

Spend some time in a closed area of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge cleaning up one of our old planting sites. These plants were installed in January 2012, and for three years were watered and cared for. Now we will be "releasing them into the wild" by removing tree shelter tubes and irrigation supplies.


Bear River Habitat Trail

Yuba County

Saturday, January 9 9:00A - 12:30P

New year, new project! The Sacramento Tree Foundation will be planting native trees, shrubs and grasses along the newly paved multi-use Bear River Habitat Trail in Yuba County. Come help us get these babies in the ground and off to a great start!

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