Tree Love

Help your tree thrive so it can provide shade, beauty and habitat, clean the air and water, and make our cities and towns healthier and more livable for decades to come.

Why Plant Trees?

Trees are constantly working for us. They clean our air and water, help us save energy, provide wildlife habitat, and increase our quality of life. They are a legacy we plant and leave for future generations. Learn more about how trees impact our community health and how you can bring the benefits of trees to your neighborhood.

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Take Action

Get involved in your own community to take action against the drought. There are so many ways to make a difference: create a DIY Mulch Party in your own neighborhood; start a NeighborWoods project; learn from the experts at a Drought Workshop; or visit the Save Our Water website for local information about water conservation and what you can do to help. » Learn More »

Quick Tips for Saving Water and Trees

Learn quick tips on saving water and trees.

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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!

CAL FIRE Presents: What Is Urban Forestry?

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Choose the Best Tree for your Space!

Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty database for tree characteristics you’re most interested in! We created a list of the very best trees for our region and now you can easily search our online database for trees that meet your needs. Happy planting!

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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

Planting Leader Orientation

Sacramento Tree Foundation

Saturday, September 21 10:00A - 12:00P

Give back, make new friends, build your resume, leave a lasting legacy, and have fun! As part of our team of Planting Leaders, you will engage and manage volunteers in tree planting and stewardship projects at parks, schools, residential homes, and/or open space areas across the Sacramento region in order to grow and protect the best urban forest in the nation.

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River Park Tree Tour

River Park Shopping Center

Saturday, September 21 10:00A - 11:30A

Join the River Park Tree Canopy Project and Roger Snell for a tour of the incredible trees of the River Park neighborhood.

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