Events

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Events

Tree Hero Awards

California Farm Bureau

Wednesday, May 31 5:30A - 8:30A

Join us for an evening under magnificent oak trees to honor the people and projects that have done great things for our region's urban forest. The Tree Hero Awards is Sacramento's preeminent environmental awards event. Nominate your Tree Hero today and consider joining us by purchasing tickets or a table.

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National Arbor Day Planting

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Friday, April 28 9:00A - 2:30P

Come get dirty with us! We will be reforesting a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands in celebration of National Arbor Day! With your help, we hope to plant 750 new tree seedlings which will eventually provide habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone! Snacks and lunch will be provided.

This event is full. Please check back later to see if more spots are available.

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National Arbor Day Planting Part II

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Elk Grove

Saturday, April 29 9:00A - 12:00P

Come get dirty with us! Help us continue to reforest a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands in celebration of the day after National Arbor Day! With your help, we hope to plant 500 new tree seedlings which will eventually provide habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone! Snacks will be provided.

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Tree Tour of CSUS' Arboretum

University Arboretum at California State University, Sacramento

Saturday, April 29 10:00A - 12:00P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a free guided tour of CSUS' Arboretum to learn all about the historic, unique, and unusual specimens found there in celebration of Arbor Day. Founded in 1959 on what used to be a pear orchard and hop ranch, the University Arboretum is located on a 3-acre site and features over 1,200 trees and botanical gardens.

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Big Day of Giving Celebration & Free Concert - Featuring The Garage Openers

Camp Pollock

Thursday, May 4 6:00P - 8:00P

Come down to Camp Pollock for a howling good time. Join the Sacramento Valley Conservancy, Sacramento Area Bicycle AdvocatesIceland Ice Skating Rink and us as you shake your tail to live music! Each nonprofit will have a fun activity and a Big Day of Giving Donation Station!

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Volunteer at our Big Day of Giving at Camp Pollock

Thursday, May 4 5:30P - 8:30P

Volunteers are needed to assist with greeting visitors, parking, and site management (cleaning and managing recycling/trash) at our Big Day of Giving celebration at Camp Pollock with the Sacramento Valley Conservancy, Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates, and Iceland Ice Skating Rink. The celebration will feature live music by The Garage Openers, food trucks, picnic areas, free parking and bike valet, and is dog-friendly. Join us for all the fun and give back to our community at the same time! Food will be provided for all volunteers.

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Tree Tour of Capitol Park

California State Capitol Park, Sacramento

Saturday, May 13 10:30A - 12:15P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a fascinating, guided walk through the iconic Capitol Park with local expert David Dudley. Covering forty acres and spanning 12 city blocks, it contains trees from almost every part of the globe. This tour highlights some of the unique, unusual, and historic specimens found there. You will also have a lot of fun learning about the history of Capitol Park, the value of our urban forest, and much more.

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Planting and Site Care at the Bear River Habitat Trail

Saturday, May 13 9:00A - 12:00P

Join us in planting 250 new native trees, shrubs and other native plants at the Bear River Habitat Trail and provide care of the already existing trees, shrubs, and native plants previously planted by our volunteers. Once complete, the trail will provide a beautiful, shaded place for Plumas Lake's residents and visitors to walk and ride bicycles. The trail will also provide an important habitat corridor for wildlife.

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Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Breathe California of Sacramento, Sacramento

Saturday, May 20 9:00A - 11:00A

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

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Tree Tour of Arden Park

Arden Park, Sacramento

Saturday, May 20 10:00A - 11:30A

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a serene, guided walk with local expert Steve Walter through the lovely, shady Arden Park neighborhood to learn all about its resident trees. Arden Park was developed from ranch land in the 1940s and 1950s and boasts large yards with plenty of room to grow big trees. This tour highlights some of the finest tree specimens found there.

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NeighborWoods Planting with the Mack Road Partnership

Mack Road - Valley High Community Center, Sacramento

Saturday, May 20 8:30A - 11:30A

Join us and the ReIMAGINE Mack Road Foundation as we Re-shape, Re-vitalize, and Re-invent the community on Mack Road! As part of our NeighborWoods Initiative, we're working to support and empower the community's desire to improve South Sacramento through tree planting and care.

We need volunteers to help us plant and mulch 13 brand new trees at the Mack Road - Valley High Community Center. Block party to immediately follow the planting!

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Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientist Training

Sacramento Tree Foundation, Sacramento

Saturday, May 27 9:00A - 11:00A

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento are recruiting volunteer Citizen Scientists to monitor the city's remaining public elms for signs of Dutch elm disease (DED) this summer. This training will teach you everything you need to know to get started!

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Learn at Lunch: Trees and The Landscape Architect's Design Process

Location TBD

Thursday, June 15 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Corrie Lindsay, PLA, ISA and Jim Schubert, ASLA, ISA.

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Tree Tour of McKinley Park

McKinley Park, Sacramento

Thursday, June 15 6:30P - 8:00P

Join Anne Fenkner, ISA Municipal Arborist/Master Gardener, on a serene, guided walk through McKinley Park to learn all about its diverse and historic trees. McKinley Park is one of the most popular and visited parks in the area, and has been enjoyed by Sacramentans since 1871. Children and well-behaved dogs are welcome to enjoy the tour.

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Learn at Lunch: The Problem with Trees on Levees

Location TBD

Thursday, August 17 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Alison Berry, Ph.D. of the College of Biological Science at UC Davis.

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Learn at Lunch: Tree Selection for the 21st Century

Location TBD

Thursday, October 26 11:30A - 1:00P

The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter “Learn at Lunch” series provides advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every 2 months. Sessions are free. ISA CEU's are requested for each session. (Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own food and beverage.)

This session will be presented by Greg McPherson, Ph.D. of the U.S. Forest Service.

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What's the weather?

Are you wondering if the tree planting you are registered for is still taking place due to inclement weather?

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(916) 974-4318