Volunteer

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

Tree Planting and Stewardship

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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Save the Elms 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 Leaders

Give back, make new friends, build your resume, leave a lasting legacy, and have fun! Join our team of Planting Leaders to lead volunteers in growing and protecting the best urban forest in the nation. Planting Leaders support at least six events during planting season (October through May).

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Events See all

Planting at Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Elk Grove

Saturday, December 14 8:45A - 12:00P

Join us at an exclusive wildlife area and enjoy a day of volunteerism, hiking, planting, and birding!

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West El Camino Street Tree Planting

South Natomas

Saturday, January 11 8:45A - 12:00P

Help us make W. El Camino a beautiful tree lined street! The street trees we are planting in front yards along the roadway will provide TREE-mendous community benefits such as cleaner air, cooler temperatures, and a safer roadway.

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