Green Rx

Trees are integral to our health. People who live near trees report better general health and fewer health complaints.

Green Prescription: The Study

The Green Prescription research study used health data collected by the University of California Los Angeles for their California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) to evaluate the connection between the amount of tree canopy and human health (population health/public health).

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Green Prescription: The Map

This map of our six-county region is a product of our new study linking tree canopy to human health: Green Prescription. 

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Green Prescription: The Partners

This study would not have been possible without the commitment and support of our partners and supporters.

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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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Care for your Roots

Roots work hard to keep your tree healthy, strong, and anchored into the ground. Learn how to care for your roots so they can thrive underground.

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Events See all

DIY Mid-Century Modern Side Table Workshop

Urban Wood Rescue

Sunday, October 27 10:00A - 12:30P

Join Nils Reid from Newton Booth Builds to create your own hairpin leg "cookie" side table. Participants can choose to make a half-cookie elm table that can sit flush against a wall OR a full round redwood cookie table. This workshop includes sanding and finishing the cookies and installing the legs.

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White Rock Community Clean + Green

White Rock Community Park

Saturday, November 2 8:45A - 12:00P

Join us for a neighborhood service day. Together neighbors and volunteers will plant trees in the front yards of White Rock residents. Afterwards, we will gather in the Park for a community BBQ to celebrate a cleaner and greener White Rock neighborhood!

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Arden Park Neighborhood Planting

Arden Park

Sunday, November 3 8:45A - 12:00P

Join us for the 19th annual Arden Park neighborhood tree planting! In the face of an aging tree canopy, a dedicated neighborhood effort to prioritize and revitalize the community forest was born. This year we will need the assistance of our TREEmendous volunteers to continue the legacy of this shade filled neighborhood.

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