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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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

Webinar: Green Rx - Trees, Human Health & the Most Up-To-Date Research

Wednesday, February 26 11:00A - 12:00P

In this free webinar presented by California ReLeaf, Drs. Desiree Backman and Neal Kohatsu will discuss the growing body of research demonstrating the strong relationship between greening and physical, mental, and social health. You will get a fresh look at the most up-to-date research in the field. 

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Smythe Academy Arbor Day Planting

Gardenland-Northgate

Saturday, March 7 8:45A - 12:00P

Join us in planting trees Smythe Academy of Arts and Science! The trees we plant will provide TREE-mendous benefits to the students of Smythe including, cleaner air, cooler temperatures, and improved test scores and academic retention. Stick around for a community lunch afterwards to celebrate our success!

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