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Hanami is the Japanese custom of flower viewing. The transient splendor of trees in bloom inspires people to come together for festivals, picnics, and strolls beneath a canopy of petals.

Vision for the Hanami Line

In Japan and around the world, cherry blossom festivals represent the beautiful and transient nature of life. Imagine pale petals from cherry trees being carried by spring breezes. Imagine couples strolling and families picnicking beneath a billowy canopy of pink and white blossoms. Imagine a place of such intense beauty that admirers from around the world travel to Sacramento to experience it. That is our vision for Sakuramento and the Hanami Line.

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Donate Today

Implementation of the the Hanami Line is reliant upon funding. Your donation brings us a step closer to making this vision a reality. The Sakuramento committee is charged with raising private and in-kind funds to implement this project. No public monies will be used.

 

 

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The People

In 2013, the Tree Foundation solicited proposals to bring this vision to life. Learn more about the winning design and the people behind this project. 

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The Winning Submission

We seek to plant at least 200 cherry trees and to install pathways, lighting, art pieces, and special historic features along the Sacramento River between Old Sacramento and Discovery Park. Find out how you can help us bring Sakuramento and the Hanami Line to Sacramento.

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Racist Housing Practices From The 1930s Linked To Hotter Neighborhoods Today

In 37 cities around the country, formerly redlined neighborhoods have about half as many trees on average today as the highest-rated predominantly white neighborhoods on those maps.

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Tree Hero Awards

Join us on May 27, 2020 for an evening of local food, wine, and music as we honor our Tree Heroes underneath the magnificent heritage oaks.

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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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Home & Landscape Expo

Cal Expo

Friday, January 24

Once the holiday dust has settled, come visit us at California’s largest three day Home & Landscape Expo, January 24-26, 2020. SacTree staff and volunteers will be there to show off some gorgeous lumber from Urban Wood Rescue and answer your questions about bringing sustainable Sacramento-grown wood into your home. 

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