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California Arbor Week Festival: March 12, 2011
Planting Trees at Eleanor Pardee Park

 Canopy will host the California Arbor Week Festival and planting at Eleanor Pardee Park:  


Saturday, March 12, 2011  

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM



9:30 Ceremonial Planting
10:00 Tree Planting Demo
10:00 Tree Walk (kid friendly)
11:00 Competitive Tree Climbing Demo (tentative)
11:30  Tree Walk (kid friendly)

Ask the Arborist Booth (All Day)

Activities for Kids (All Day)


Volunteers are still needed to help plant 16 trees at the park, so if you are interested please RSVP by March 1:   


Michael Hawkins

Program Director

[email protected] 

650-964-6110 x1  


Thank you, Barry Coate, and Art Center!
Barry and guests beneath Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia soulangeana)

Leading arborist Barrie Coate gave a Tree Walk at the Main Library and Art Center last Saturday, and 75 people attended! Art Center Docent Carol Louchheim gave a tour of Patrick Dougherty's new installation For more about our Tree Walks visit Canopy's website or call us 650-964-6110 x2.   


Urban Forest Master Plan Survey - Great Results!


The City of Palo Alto received an overwhelming number of responses to the Urban Forest Master Plan Survey.  More than 650 people offered thoughtful feedback that will inform Palo Alto's first Urban Forest Master Plan. For a link to see the results of the survey, Click here and scroll down to "Resources."   


Save The Date: May 1, 2011

TreE-News Contents
Arbor Week Festival
Thank you, Barry!
Survey Results
Richard Louv: May 1, 2011
Upcoming Events
Wanted: Office Volunteer

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Upcoming Events 

Canopy has a number of plantings coming up. Within the next six weeks Canopy will plant more than 180 trees, and we need your help to make it possible. 


On February 26, join us as we plant 21 trees at the Palo Alto Little League.  


On March 12, come out and help us plant trees at Eleanor Pardee Park.  See article. This event will include activities for the family. 


On March 19, we will be conducting a Planting Leader Training for a large planting in East Palo Alto the next week.  


On March 26, Planting Leaders are needed to support a massive tree planting project at Green Oaks Academy.   


To participate contact Michael Hawkins at [email protected] or call 650-964-6110 x1.   

Seeking Office Support  

Canopy is looking for a few friendly folks to help around the office with little tasks and chores.  


Volunteers work closely with staff in a fun and dynamic office, or from home if preferred.   


Check out our volunteer needs and contact Elliott Wright with your interests.   


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Thank you CalFire for supporting Canopy's tree programs!

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