Tree Talk:  Apple Campus 2: Growing a Forest 


Dear Friend of Canopy -

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Canopy is sponsoring a tree talk for Apple to share its plans for the Apple Campus 2 including planting 7,000 trees. 
Join Dave Muffly, Apple arborist, and others on Saturday, August 24th at the Lucie Stern Community Center.

Thank You, Pruning Volunteers

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Thanks to our pruning volunteers who participated in a pruning workshop with Brian Kempf and pruned 139 trees over four follow-up work days. 
If you've received training and would like more pruning practice, please join us on August 3rd at Cesar Chavez Elementary where we'll prune 14 Chinese elms.  Sign up.

Thank You, Young Tree Care Survey Volunteers: Route & Data Entry Volunteers Needed

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Thank you to all who have participated in this year's young tree care survey. With your support, we've surveyed 29 routes.
We still have 13 routes to survey.  Contact Michael Hawkins to sign up and complete a route or two on your schedule.
In addition, we're seeking volunteers to enter the tree care survey data. 

Save the Date--September 26th

Become a Planting Leader 

    Planting Leader Training 2013
Come to our free two-part planting leader training workshop. Learn how to plant trees and lead volunteers at Canopy plantings in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and neighboring communities.


Trainees are required to volunteer at two Canopy plantings and one tree care work day between October and March.


Date:    Thursday, September 19th - 5:30-7:00PM  OR               Friday, September 20th - 5:30-7:00PM

Place:  Canopy Office, 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto



Date:   Saturday, September 21st- 9:00AM-12:00PM

Place:  TBA


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Is Your Tree Thirsty?

Is your tree getting enough water after a dry winter and hot weather? Read about our guidelines for watering trees. Learn about conserving water while giving your tree what it needs.
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Donate Your Car to Canopy
  Cars and trees

What's a hassle-free way to get rid of your old car?  


Donate your car to Canopy.  You'll receive a tax deduction and do good for trees. 


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The Wonder Is....

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Red Flowering Gum, Corymbia ficifolia (formerly Eucalyptus ficifolia), photo by Kim Acker
The wonder is that we can see these trees and not wonder more
Ralph Waldo Emerson 
August 2013
Apple Campus 2
Thanks to Pruning Volunteers
Thanks to Survey Volunteers
Save the Date 9/26
Become a Planting Leader
Is Your Tree Thirsty?
El Palo Alto In the News
Donate Your Car
The Wonder Is...
Volunteers Needed--August 3rd  

Tree Stewardship Work Day 


Seeking general volunteer support and experienced pruners to care for trees at Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto. 


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Volunteers Needed--Young Tree Care Survey Routes & Data Entry   


Help us finish the last 13 routes to complete our young tree care survey.  You may complete a route on your own schedule.


We're also seeking volunteers to enter the data from the survey.


Watch video to learn more.


Please contact Michael Hawkins to sign up.

West Bayshore Tree Walk--August 10th  

Fun, Educational & Free!


Increase your tree literacy. Join arborist Herb Fong to learn about trees on the West Bayshore Tree Walk.

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