by Janet Scherr, Boomer Sacramento Magazine
Volunteers play an important role in keeping Sacramento known as the City of Trees. Over 2,000 of them join in tree planting events each year, assist with outreach and education, and work in office support roles.
by Meg Anderson, NPR
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.
as shown on KCRA
Our city is the largest hand-planted urban forest in the world, but many of those trees are reaching the end of their life. Fortunately, Sacramento’s trees are skipping the landfill and getting a second life thanks to the nonprofit Urban Wood Rescue.