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Community Shade Returns!

Do you have a park, school, or other public space that needs trees? Thanks to our partnership with SMUD, we can provide free trees and expert education to help with your tree needs. Learn more and fill out an application to participate in our Community Shade Program.

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Summer Leaf Drop

Tree grant to bear fruit for north Sacramento

Caring for Trees in our Mediterranean Climate

Greenprint Summit 2014

Trees and Drought

How-To See all

Plant a Tree

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • How wide should I dig the hole when I plant shade trees?
  • How high above the soil level should the top of the root ball be?

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Summer Tree Tips

Summer is the season to regular water your tree. Learning how to deep water your young tree is the most important thing you can do it ensure its survival. 

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Events See all

Acorn Harvest Hike

Saturday, October 25 9:00A - 12:00P

Take a harvest hike and collect 3 types of acorns for our educational and reforestation programs. This event is kid friendly.


Pruning Clinic at Belle Cooledge Library

Belle Cooledge Library

Saturday, November 1 11:00A - 12:30P

Learn how to prune your shade trees from one of Sacramento Tree Foundation's experts. This class will include details on how to make pruning cuts, various pruning tools, and how pruning can extend the life and beauty of your shade trees. Seating is limited so be sure to save your spot and register now!