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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How-To See all

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

NeighborWoods Summit

Fruit Ridge Community Collaborative

Saturday, February 22 9:00A - 3:00P

Does your neighborhood lack trees? Want to change that? Attend and learn how our NeighborWoods initiative brings together people to make positive change in their communities. You'll get the chance to network with other community members who are passionate for improving their neighborhoods, and you'll go home with a toolkit for making positive change.

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Planting at Richardson Village Park

North Sacramento

Tuesday, December 10 8:45A - 12:00P

Come get your hands dirty with us by helping to plant and maintain trees at Richardson Village Park! The trees at this park will play an important role in providing clean air and shady places to play and exercise.

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Planting at Richardson Village Park

North Sacramento

Wednesday, December 11 8:45A - 12:00P

Come get your hands dirty with us by helping to plant and maintain trees at Richardson Village Park! The trees at this park will play an important role in providing clean air and shady places to play and exercise.

Volunteer