Volunteers Needed for SOD Blitz--June 1st
Dear Friend of Canopy -
Collect leaves to save our oaks!
Infected Bay Laurel Leaves
Last year hundred of volunteers in California helped Cal researchers determine that sudden oak death is moving into our cities faster than expected. We need your help this year. Please volunteer for Palo Alto's SOD blitz.
SOD-BLITZ VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Date: Saturday, June 1st
Place: Carriage House, Holbrook Palmer Park,
150 Watkins Avenue, Atherton, CA
Who: Dr. Matteo Garbelotto, UC Berkeley researcher
Collect leaves anytime over the weekend. Leaf samples must be returned by Sunday evening. Canopy will provide routes to be surveyed in Palo Alto.
TREE WORKSHOP: The Art of Young Tree Pruning--June 15th
Brian Kempf Leads a Young Tree Pruning Workshop
Learn the art of young tree pruning with leading arborist Brian Kempf.
Date: Saturday, June 15th
Place: Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School,
1711 Stanford Ave, Stanford, CA 94305
Bring: Pruning shears and gloves will be available, but if you have your own, please bring them.
Requirement: In exchange for this free workshop, please sign up for a follow-up training/community service day to prune young trees, practice your skills, and receive feedback from trainers.
Is Your Tree Thirsty?
Canopy is Seeking Two Summer Interns
Natalia Schoorl and Michael Hawkins pictured above manage Canopy's summer internship program
We're looking for two summer interns. Do you know a college student with an interest in trees, nature, and the outdoors?
|Two New Community Grants for Canopy|
Women's Club of Palo Alto 2013/2014 Grant Recipients
Thank you, Women's Club of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Community Foundation, for continuing to support the importance of trees in our community and selecting Canopy as one of your 2013/2014 grant recipients.
There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it. ~Minnie Aumonier