by Somini Sengupta, The New York Times
"The fires sweeping across millions of acres in California aren’t just incinerating trees and houses. They’re also filling the lungs of California’s children with smoke, with potentially grave effects over the course of their lives.
The effects are not evenly felt. While California as a whole has seen a steady uptick in smoke days in recent years, counties in the state’s Central Valley, which is already cursed with some of the most polluted air, were particularly hard hit by wildfire smoke this year."
by Daniel Kim, The Sacramento Bee
"Natomas Oaks Park is renamed the Ray and Judy Tretheway Oak Preserve on Nov. 19, 2020, by the city of Sacramento as Ray Tretheway retires from his nearly 40-year involvement with the Sacramento Tree Foundation."
by Debbie Arrington, Sacramento Digs Gardening
SacTree's longtime leader retires with virtual ribbon-cutting.
by Stephanie Robinson
We have exciting news! After two years of succession planning in preparation for Ray Tretheway’s retirement, and a comprehensive search and interview process with many talented local and national candidates, we are very happy to announce that Jessica Sanders has accepted the position of executive director of the Sacramento Tree Foundation.
with Julissa Ortiz, Good Day Sacramento
Our Acorn Harvesters collect around 10,000 acorns from native oaks every year for our Seed to Seedling program and our reforestation efforts.
by Foon Rhee, Sacramento News & Review
Ray Tretheway retires after 30 years as executive director of the Sacramento Tree Foundation.