Plant

Create safer, cleaner, and healthier neighborhoods by planting trees in your yard, on your street, and in your parks, and schools.

 

 

We compiled a list of the best 80+ trees for our region! Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty tree guide for tree characteristics you’re most interested in!

 


Around Your Property

Every home and business benefits from trees. Plant shade trees to cool your home and beautify your property all year long. Our Sacramento Shade Tree Program offers up to 10 free shade trees, both deciduous and evergreen, to SMUD customers.

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In Your Community

Communities come together under a healthy tree canopy. From lower crime rates to higher property values, you can bring the benefits of free trees to the streets, schools, and parks throughout your neighborhood through the Community Shade Tree Program.

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News See all

Get your trees ready for summer!

Now’s the time to get your trees ready for summer, before it gets hot and trees become thirsty. Find tips for watering your trees the right way.

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Celebrate California Arbor Week with us!

Greening the Bear River Habitat Trail

Sylvia and Her Japanese Maple

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Volunteer

We will reach our 5 million tree goal with your help. Volunteer with us to plant more trees where you live, work, and play.

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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

STEP Check-In #1

14th Avenue and 18th Street Island, Land Park

Thursday, June 20 12:00P - 1:30P

Mid-season Save the Elms (STEP) check-in and information session with City arborists and SacTree staff.

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Bear River Habitat Trail Workday

Bear River Habitat Trail

Saturday, July 13 8:15A

Bear River Habitat Trail Summer Workday

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