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Greening the Bear River Habitat Trail

With the help of the community, we are hard at work transforming this area from a barren, tree-less space into a thriving wildlife habitat and recreational trail.

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A tree is worth a thousand memories

Students growing oaks for Wine Country

Chronicles of the Sacramento Elms

Arbor Week festivities: Planting trees and building community

How-To See all

Plant a Tree

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • How wide should I dig the hole when I plant shade trees?
  • How high above the soil level should the top of the root ball be?

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Choose the Best Tree for your Space!

Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty database for tree characteristics you’re most interested in! We created a list of the very best trees for our region and now you can easily search our online database for trees that meet your needs. Happy planting!

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Events See all

Made in the Shade Movie Screening

Hagginwood Library

Wednesday, July 25 6:00P - 7:00P

If you missed the premiere, here's your second chance to see it!

Click here to register for this free event. 

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State of the Trees Discussion

Sunset Park

Saturday, July 28 9:00A - 10:30A

Join Councilmember Eric Guerra, the Elmhurst Neighborhood Association, the City of Sacramento Urban Forestry division, and the Sacramento Tree Foundation for a discussion about what's being done to grow and protect Sacramento's urban canopy.

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