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

Fewer trees, more asthma. How Sacramento can improve its canopy and public health

"The City Council has a duty to give residents their best shot at a healthy life. It can do this by prioritizing new tree planting and ongoing tree care for neighborhoods with less canopy."

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How Sacramento’s urban forest divides the city — and some neighborhoods are left behind

We're in a race to save our urban canopy. Why Sacramento's trees are under threat

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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 at Riviera East Park

Butterfield-Riviera East

Saturday, November 23 8:45A - 12:00P

The Sacramento Tree Foundation along with the Butterfield-Riviera East Community Association will be planting trees in Riviera East Park that will provide more shade and livable, usable space for the La Riviera/Butterfield community.

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White Rock Community Planting

White Rock Community Park

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

Join us for a neighborhood service day coordinated in partnership with the City of Rancho Cordova and the Cordova Recreation & Park District! Together neighbors and volunteers will plant 22 trees in White Rock Community Park. Afterwards, we will gather in the park for a community BBQ to celebrate!

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