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Welcome Meghan & Evan, our new Urban Ecology Interns!

By Meghan Kennedy & Evan Ruggles

Meet our newest Urban Ecology Interns and learn more about what inspired them to grow and protect our urban forest with the Sacramento Tree Foundation

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Welcome Holly, our new Administrative Assistant!

By Holly Healy

Trees have always been a wonder to me. I can vividly remember laying beneath the shade of my favorite tree in a grassy park in the Bay Area and looking up at the branches and leaves swaying in the breeze. I remember thinking that this tree had a past. I would day-dream about the history it might have seen. Was it around when jazz was in full swing in the 1920's? Or, was it even around when Lewis and Clark undertook their expeditions?

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Welcome Bethany, our new Urban Wood Rescue Program Manager!

By Bethany Hannah

My love for trees and wood started young, beginning with climbing trees in the backyard and backpacking among the giants in the Pacific Northwest, to helping my dad with construction projects and learning how to use traditional woodworking hand tools from my grandfather. Put simply, I find solace while amongst trees and contentment from working with wood. On that front, I’ve recently begun creating sculptures as rookie woodcarver and tend to geek-out a bit when I see beautiful raw edge tables or furniture with well-crafted butterfly splines and finishes. The story told through the grain of wood is as fascinating to me as it is inspiring.

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My Experience as an Urban Ecology Intern

By Ian Bobbitt

My work as an Urban Ecology intern planting trees and restoring lost or degraded habitat really made me feel like I was accomplishing something I could be proud of and look back on years later. It was a really enjoyable experience interning at the Sacramento Tree Foundation, and I’m thankful for the time and effort I put into it.

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Welcome Torin, our new Director of Education & Engagement!

By Torin Dunnavant

Even though I have enjoyed LA deeply, my heart has always been here in Sacramento. So, when the opportunity to work at the Tree Foundation came up -- an organization that I have had so much appreciation since I was young -- I took it. With only a few weeks under my belt here, I am so glad that I decided to join the team.

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