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A Growing Partnership

In partnership with the Center for Land Based Learning, this year SacTree is hosting four educational volunteer events for students participating in the Student and Landowners Education and Watershed Stewardship program.

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Mark your Calendar for Northern California Home & Landscape Expo

Top 5 Evergreen Trees

Connecting the Dots: Sacramento County NeighborWoods Initiative

Seeds for Sonoma County

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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Choose the Best Tree for your Space!

Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty database for tree characteristics you’re most interested in! We created a list of the very best trees for our region and now you can easily search our online database for trees that meet your needs. Happy planting!

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Events See all

Pocket-Greenhaven Hands On Pruning Workshop

Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Saturday, January 20 11:00A - 1:30P

Learn how to prune young shade trees for strong and attractive structure from a Sacramento Tree Foundation Certified Arborist. Quick, simple steps you can take now to help your young shade trees grow healthy and beautiful will save you time and money in the future.

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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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