Volunteer

Volunteer with us to plant and care for trees where you live, work, and play.

Tree Planting and Care Volunteer

Tree planting and stewardship events take place all year long, but we are especially busy with these events during the rainy months. Volunteers of all ages can help plant and care for trees throughout the Sacramento region by registering for an event online

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Internship Opportunities

Intern with the Sacramento Tree Foundation to put your skills to work in our community. Browse our internship opportunities to see how you can make a difference in Sacramento while gaining experience in urban forestry, community development, habitat restoration, and more!

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STEP Community Scientist

Interested in helping the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento identify elm trees that may be infected by Dutch elm disease? Save The Elms Program (STEP) Community Scientists will help us identify unhealthy trees by visually monitoring public elms throughout the summer.

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Group Volunteers

Your business, church group, or service club can join us for one of our planned events. Or, create your own special volunteer event. We’ll work with you to match you with one of our current needs at the organization or we’ll help you build the event of your dreams!

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Planting Leader

Give back, make new friends, build your resume, leave a lasting legacy, and have fun! Join our team of Planting Leaders in leading volunteers in growing and protecting the best urban forest in the nation. Planting Leaders support at least one tree planting or care event per month during planting season (October through May).

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Celebrate California Arbor Week with us!

March 7-14 is California Arbor Week, when people all over the state come together to celebrate trees and the many benefits they provide. Join us for tree plantings, documentary screenings, a tree fair, and lots of fun!

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A second life for elms

Greening the Bear River Habitat Trail

Chronicles of the Sacramento Elms

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Trees for Neighborhoods

The NeighborWoods Program is your opportunity to grow the forest in your very own neighborhood! This program focuses on building investment in your neighborhood by working toward a greater, greener vision through trees. Work directly with one of our expert Community Foresters to plant the right trees in the right places throughout your neighborhood and maximize the many benefits of trees for your community.

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Events See all

Urban Wood Rescue Ambassador Orientation

Urban Wood Rescue

Saturday, August 24 12:00P - 1:30P

Passionate about the work we are doing at our Urban Wood Rescue? This orientation is the first step in becoming an Urban Wood Rescue Ambassador and being able to help us share that passion with our weekend customers!

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Mulching at Bohemian Park

Bohemian Park

Saturday, August 24 8:45A

Hot Sacramento summers can be brutal on our leafy friends! It's a great time to mulch as the weather heats up. Join us in our summer Mulch Mayhem campaign as we mulch park trees in Bohemian Park and learn proper mulching techniques. This is a great event for families, groups, and service organizations.

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