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Learn to plant and maintain strong, healthy trees that will thrive for generations.

Pruning Clinics (and other training opportunities)

Events

STEP Citizen Scientist Training

Sierra 2 Center for the Arts & Community

Wednesday, May 2 6:00P - 8:00P

Sacramento’s elm trees are disappearing! Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento in monitoring our remaining public elms for the problematic Dutch elm disease (DED), a fungal disease with no known cure that has taken the lives of thousands of elms around Sacramento since the 1990s. DED-infected trees will be removed by the City to prevent the further spread of this unwelcome pest. This training will give you the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to monitor elms for DED symptoms using your mobile device. STEP Citizen Scientists commit to monitoring selected elm trees three times between May and October.

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STEP Citizen Scientist Training

Coloma Community Center

Saturday, May 5 10:00A - 12:00P

Sacramento’s elm trees are disappearing! Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento in monitoring our remaining public elms for the problematic Dutch elm disease (DED), a fungal disease with no known cure that has taken the lives of thousands of elms around Sacramento since the 1990s. DED-infected trees will be removed by the City to prevent the further spread of this unwelcome pest. This training will give you the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to monitor elms for DED symptoms using your mobile device. STEP Citizen Scientists commit to monitoring selected elm trees three times between May and October.

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Water Wise Workshop

Saturday, May 5 10:00A - 11:30A

Join us and learn about caring for your trees during a drought using low-water landscaping techniques! Discover the magic of mulching, slow-watering strategies, and more. The wet weather we’ve gotten recently is certainly welcome, but these low-water methods for tree care remain useful for our hot, dry summer climate.

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It's Mulch Time for Trees

Hollywood Park Elementary School

Saturday, May 5 10:00A - 12:30P

City of Sacramento’s Mulch Mayhem is here, and they are distributing free soaker hoses to workshop attendees! Using woodchip mulch is one of the easiest ways to protect and nourish trees while soaker hoses provide deep-root watering that saves water, ensuring that trees thrive. City of Sacramento and Sacramento Tree Foundation are partnering to provide a workshop on how to mulch and use soaker hoses for young and mature trees. The are many benefits to having healthy trees at your home. Learn how to care for your trees, why and how to mulch, and how best to water trees during hot summer months.

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STEP Citizen Scientist Training

Sierra 2 Center for the Arts & Community

Saturday, May 12 1:00P - 3:00P

Sacramento’s elm trees are disappearing! Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento in monitoring our remaining public elms for the problematic Dutch elm disease (DED), a fungal disease with no known cure that has taken the lives of thousands of elms around Sacramento since the 1990s. DED-infected trees will be removed by the City to prevent the further spread of this unwelcome pest. This training will give you the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to monitor elms for DED symptoms using your mobile device. STEP Citizen Scientists commit to monitoring selected elm trees three times between May and October.

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