The Sacramento Tree Foundation's Tree Hero Awards recognize the people, organizations, and trees that champion our urban forest and ensure a healthy, green legacy for future generations. Watch this video to find out who this year's winners are and to get inspired by all of the good work they do!
by Catherine Warmerdam, Sacramento Magazine
"The Sacramento Tree Foundation has come up with a novel way to manage wood waste from the urban forest. Through a program called Urban Wood Rescue, dead trees that normally would be chipped into mulch or sent to a landfill to decompose are turned into slabs of quality kiln-dried wood prized by artisans and do-it-yourselfers."
by Hannah Wiley, The Sacramento Bee
"An underground visitor center would be built in front of the state Capitol... as part of the project that has a group of conservationists concerned it could affect about 100 historic trees in Capitol Park."
by Stephanie Robinson
California's plans to renovate the East Annex of the Capitol could lead to the removal of dozens of unique and historic trees at Capitol Park. Learn how you can help.
by Dale Kasler, The Sacramento Bee
"...The prolonged dry spell has been intensified by climate change. Hotter weather, combined with the lack of rain and snow, put additional stress on trees and plants."