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We will reach our 5 million tree goal with your help. Volunteer with us to plant and care for trees where you live, work, and play.


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Tree Planting and Care Volunteer

Tree planting and stewardship events take place all year long, but we are especially busy with these events during the rainy months. Volunteers of all ages can help plant and care for trees throughout the Sacramento region by registering for an event online

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Internship Opportunities

Intern with the Sacramento Tree Foundation to put your skills to work in our community. Browse our internship opportunities to see how you can make a difference in Sacramento while gaining experience in urban forestry, community development, habitat restoration, and more!

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Group Volunteers

Your business, church group, or service club can join us for one of our planned events. Or, create your own special volunteer event. We’ll work with you to match you with one of our current needs at the organization or we’ll help you build the event of your dreams!

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Community Planting Leader (CPL)

Give back, make new friends, build your resume, leave a lasting legacy, and have fun! Join our team of Community Planting Leaders (CPLs) in leading volunteers in growing and protecting the best urban forest in the nation. CPLs support at least one tree planting or care event per month during planting season (October through May).

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STEP Citizen Scientist

Interested in helping the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the City of Sacramento identify elm trees that may be infected by Dutch elm disease? Save The Elms Program (STEP) Citizen Scientists will help us identify unhealthy trees by visually monitoring public elms throughout the summer.

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NeighborWoods Month was Tree-Mendous

At the Sacramento Tree Foundation, there are a few things that remind us autumn is on the way: cooler weather, pumpkin spiced lattes, and National NeighborWoods Month. October was busy as we helped several neighborhoods around the region grow and protect the forest in their communities.

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A Cherry Tree Grove for Southside Park

2017 Save The Elms Program (STEP) Wrap-Up

Help Us Plant a Doggie Oasis!

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Trees for Neighborhoods

The NeighborWoods Program is your opportunity to grow the forest in your very own neighborhood! This program focuses on building investment in your neighborhood by working toward a greater, greener vision through trees. Work directly with one of our expert Community Foresters to plant the right trees in the right places throughout your neighborhood and maximize the many benefits of trees for your community.

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Events See all

Workday at Bear River Habitat Trail

Bear River Habitat Trail, Yuba County

Saturday, January 20 9:00A - 12:30P

Please join the Sacramento Tree Foundation in planting, weeding, and mulching the thousands of native plants our volunteers have planted along the Bear River Habitat Trail in Yuba County since January 2016. This area will not only provide critical habitat for wildlife, but will also serve as a beautiful, shaded walking/biking path that will connect neighborhoods in the city of Plumas Lake.

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Planting at Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, January 27 9:00A - 12:30P

Get dirty with us as we reforest a portion of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge by planting native seedlings along the edge of reclaimed agricultural lands! With your help, we hope to plant 200+ new tree seedlings which will eventually provide critical habitat for local wildlife. This is a great event for everyone!

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