Events

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Green Community Events

Events

NeighborWoods Planting at Fern Bacon Middle School

Fern Bacon Middle School

Saturday, March 3 8:45A - 1:00P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation as we celebrate California Arbor Week by canopying the campus of Fern Bacon Middle School. Spring is the perfect time to fill the campus with 60 more shade trees and mulch its existing trees so they remain strong, vibrant, and healthy for years to come.

Please arrive at 8:45am so that we’re ready to start planting by 9:00am.

There is plenty of parking available in the school parking lot and in front of the school on Cuny Ave.

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"Felled" Movie Screening

Tower Theatre

Tuesday, March 6 6:30P - 8:30P

We are very excited to invite you to Sacramento’s premier showing of Felled, a documentary film about giving new life to fallen urban trees. Join us at the Tower Theater to see this terrific film and to get a sneak peek into what our Urban Wood Rescue program has been up to. Get your tickets today, they won’t last long. 

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Park Volunteer Service Day

Nuevo and Robertson Parks

Saturday, March 24 8:45A - 1:00P

This community volunteer day is focused on planting and maintaining trees in North Sacramento (District 2) to ensure that native trees and plant species remain an integral part of the urban forest in Del Paso Heights. This effort intends to increase the biodiversity of the park ecology at Nuevo and Robertson Parks by recruiting at least 50 volunteers that live in North Sacramento, District 2. All are welcome to attend and local residents of North Sacramento are highly encouraged to join the Del Paso Heights Growers' Alliance. Our goal is to plant at least 25 trees at Robertson Park, maintain at least 25 trees at Nuevo Park, and establish a native plant garden near the children’s playground.

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NeighborWoods Planting in Sunriver

Sunriver Park

Saturday, April 14 8:45A - 12:00P

The City of Rancho Cordova has prioritized increasing its tree canopy because trees provide wide-ranging benefits that directly and positively impact its residents. On April 14thwe will double last year’s tree planting successes by continuing the effort to strengthen the Sunriver community through planting trees.

Please arrive at 8:45 AM to check in so we can get started right away at 9 AM.

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Urban Wood Rescue Grand Opening

The Depot Park

Sunday, April 29 1:00P - 4:00P

We love our "City of Trees" but what happens when urban trees are removed for reasons like disease or public safety? The unfortunate answer is oftentimes they are left at the dump to decompose. Instead of treating our trees like trash, Urban Wood Rescue salvages logs from recently removed trees and turns them into usable lumber. This way, our trees can live on in a new form and continue to provide beauty and benefits to our community. Attend our Grand Opening to learn more and for a chance to win a free live edge slab.

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Learn at Lunch: Wildlife Best Management Practices for the Tree Care Industry in California

Sacramento Tree Foundation Office

Thursday, June 14 11:30A - 1:00P

The Tree Care for Birds and Wildlife project is a state-wide effort that began in 2015 to enhance habitat through tree care practices. The project's key strategic approach is to develop Best Management Practices for specialized training and certification for tree care specialists in California. This talk is led by Ryan M. Gilpin, Environmental Analyst for HortScience.

 

Lunch will not be provided; please bring your own lunch.

Please contact Anne Fenkner at anne.fenkner@davey.com to RSVP.

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