Thank You For Supporting Us!  

Dear Friend of Canopy -


We're so grateful for every donation we've received this season in support of our annual appeal. Thank you! Please join us at the annual party on January 31st so we may have the pleasure of thanking you in person.
Happy New Year!
Catherine Martineau
Executive Director
National Day of Service: Bring a Friend    
 Saturday, January 19, 2013 
  tree care service day
Join Canopy on Saturday, January 19th for a tree care work day in honor of the National Day of Service. It's a great opportunity to ask a friend to join you and thousands of people across the nation to give back. 
Tree Walk: Saturday, January 12th   
Jeff Newborn
Jeff Newborn on planting day at Green Oaks Elementary School
Former Canopy board member and Davey Tree arborist, Jeff Newborn, is leading a tree walk in the Southgate neighborhood of Palo Alto on Saturday, January 12th. Sign up.  

Great Work, Tree Care Team! 

 Cupertino girls at Brentwood Academy
Volunteer friends: Mary Rose Klein, Lillian Klein and Arisa Faron

Brentwood Emergency Tree Care Team
Brentwood Academy's emergency tree work day volunteers and youth staff

What brings three high school Cupertino girlfriends to tree care work days in East Palo Alto on Saturday mornings? Read their story.  

Tree Pruning Workshop for Landscape Professionals 

Landscape Professionals Workshop
On December 13th, Canopy brought Dr. Larry Costello, renowned arboriculturalist, to East Palo Alto to train and inspire 35 landscape professionals from the City of East Palo Alto, City of Palo Alto, City of Menlo Park, and Ravenswood City School District.

Next month, we'll share Dr. Costello's five-step method for reducing maintenance costs over the lifetime of a tree. 

New Staff Member

Canopy has a new development and communications director. Welcome Kim Acker!

Annual Party: Will We See You? 

Palo Alto Mayor's Tree Plantings  
Canopy's 17th Annual Mayor's Ceremonial Tree Planting and Annual Party is happening soon. 


Date:   January 31, 2013

Time:   5:15 to 8:00 PM

Place:  Cogswell Plaza and Avenidas


Please join us!  


View invitation and RSVP

Are Your Trees Ready for a Freeze?

Learn how to protect your trees and plants from freeze. 

Tree Inspiration Quote

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Photo by Hanh Nguyen, San Francisco photographer

There are rich counsels in the trees
Herbert P. Horne 
January 2013
Thank you
National Day of Service
Tree Walk: Jan 12th
Great Work, Tree Care Team!
Tree Pruning Workshop for Professionals
New Staff Member
Canopy's 17th Annual Party
Freeze Warning
Tree Inspiration
Tree Walks in 2013  

Monthly, Free, Fun!


Take a tree walk in 2013  


Jan 12th - Southgate

Feb 9th - Gamble Garden

Mar 9th - Junior Museum & Zoo

April 13th - Downtown North

May 11th - Downtown South

June 8th - Main Library

July 13th - Greenmeadow

Aug 10th - West Bayshore

Sept 14th - Crescent Park

Oct 12th - College Terrace

Nov 9th - Old Palo Alto


Sign up.


Upcoming Volunteer Work Days  


Volunteering for Canopy is a satisfying experience. You can see the difference you're making, you're surrounded by people who care about the environment and community, and you're working outdoors. Sign up and ask a friend to join you.


Jan 19th - C. Chavez Tree Care

Feb 2nd - Costaņo Tree Care

Resident Resources 


Hiring an Arborist
Arborist List
Tree Library 
Palo Alto Tree Information
Take a Tree Walk
Give a Tree Gift

Tree pruning workshop coming in spring.

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop at Common Ground 


Kevin Raftery is teaching a fruit tree pruning workshop at Common Ground in Palo Alto on February 9th.



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Canopy is a not-for-profit environmental organization that plants and protect trees in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and neighboring communities. Thank you for helping us create a continuous, sustainable, and thriving urban forest that can be enjoyed today and by future generations.
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