Events

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

Volunteer Opportunities for All

Events

Mulch Madness at Nielsen Park

Nielsen Park, Sacramento

Saturday, August 26 8:30A - 12:30P

RED ALERT! RED ALERT! The City of Sacramento's park trees need our care! Join us as we throw a Mulch Madness party to help our community's trees make it through the long, hot summer.

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Bear River Habitat Trail Workday

Bear River Habitat Trail, Yuba County

Saturday, September 9 8:30A - 11:00A

Join us this summer as we gather on the second Saturday of each month to pull weeds, repair plant protection materials, and perform other ongoing maintenance to care for the Bear River Habitat Trail. With your help, the 5,000 new plants along the trail will thrive as we continue to build this new public open space area for the Plumas Lake community's residents and wildlife.

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Acorn Harvester Training

Johnson-Springview Park, Rocklin

Saturday, September 9 9:00A - 12:00P

Learn about the biology of our native oak trees and become qualified to harvest acorns for Sacramento Tree Foundation programs. Class will include both classroom-style and hands-on learning and is geared towards individuals 12 and older. This class is perfect for scout leaders, educators, and students who wish to participate in this fall's harvest. After class, Acorn Harvesters work on their own schedule to help us gather 10,000 acorns from throughout the Sacramento region.

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Help Us Build Suga’ Cane Community Garden

Del Paso Heights, Sacramento

Saturday, September 23 9:00A - 12:00P

Help the Sacramento Tree Foundation, Del Paso Heights Growers' Alliance, and Green Technical Education & Employment build a new Teaching Urban Farming, Forestry, and Aquaponics (TUFFA) Training Center in Del Paso Heights (called "Suga’ Cane Community Garden") for United Way's Day of Caring.

You will be redirected to United Way's website to register to volunteer.

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Acorn Harvester Training

Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

Sunday, September 24 9:00A - 12:00P

Learn about the biology of our native oak trees and become qualified to harvest acorns for Sacramento Tree Foundation programs. Class will include both classroom-style and hands-on learning and is geared towards individuals 12 and older. This class is perfect for scout leaders, educators, and students who wish to participate in this fall's harvest. After class, Acorn Harvesters work on their own schedule to help us gather 10,000 acorns from throughout the Sacramento region.

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Mulching at the Sacramento Horsemen's Association

Sacramento Horsemen's Association, Sacramento

Wednesday, September 27 9:00A - 12:00P

Help us mulch native oak trees planted in the spring of 2017 at the Sacramento Horsemen's Association (SHA). Mulching these trees will help them grow strong to provide shade to people and horses while bolstering the health and continuity of the historic oak woodland that persists on the property. This is a great event for families, groups, and service organizations.

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Mulching at Haggin Oaks Fairway #16

Haggin Oaks Golf Course, Sacramento

Wednesday, September 27 1:00P - 4:00P

Help us mulch native oak trees planted in the spring of 2017 along Fairway #16 at Haggin Oaks Golf Course. Mulching these trees will help them grow strong to provide shade to people while bolstering the health and continuity of the historic oak woodland that persists on the property. This is a great event for families, groups, and service organizations.

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Community Planting Leader (CPL) Orientation

Sacramento Tree Foundation, Sacramento

Saturday, October 14 10:00A - 12:00P

Join our team of Community Planting Leaders in growing and protecting the best urban forest in the nation! At this orientation, you'll learn about the Sacramento Tree Foundation's mission and programs, how to lead volunteers at tree planting and care events, and what being a CPL for their Community Shade, NeighborWoods, or NATURE programs involves going forward. CPLs commit to supporting at least 1 event per month October through May.

You must have volunteered at a tree planting or care event to be eligible to attend the orientation for CPLs. Click here for more information about the program.

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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).