Events

Show your commitment to growing a healthier, more livable community by joining us at an upcoming event!

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Events

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.

Morning and afternoon shifts 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.

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

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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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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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Children ages 6 - 15 are welcome to participate, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Youth ages 16-18 can attend unsupervised, but are required to provide a signed Volunteer Release for Youth (.pdf).