USDA, Pacific Southwest Research Station. A wealth of information on: benefit-cost analyses, energy and carbon dioxide reduction, air quality and parking lot shade, urban watershed Protection, urban forest inventory and monitoring, green infrastructure, and sustainable urban ecosystems.
FUF is a community based organization which works in partnership with neighbors, community groups, businesses and the city government to expand and maintain San Francisco’s urban forest. Alliance For Community Trees (ACT) Member.
TreePeople is a nonprofit environmental organization that has been serving the Los Angeles area for three decades, offering sustainable solutions to urban ecosystem problems. TreePeople staff and volunteers work in partnership with schools, neighborhoods, community groups and businesses bringing people and trees together to build stronger communities and improve the quality of the environment. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member
This regional tree planting organization has planted 30,000 shade trees in and around San José since 1994. With its mission to involve people, over 100,000 residents have helped plant and care for these trees as well as provide environmental education programs to thousands. All trees are tracked for 3 years and the organization has a 90% tree survival rate
Acterra is a nonprofit environmental organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. They bring people together to shape sustainable communities and preserve natural resources through education, action, and advocacy.
The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection protects the people of California from fires, responds to emergencies, and protects and enhances forest, range and watershed values providing social, economic, and environmental benefits to rural and urban citizens.
The statewide federation of garden clubs in California representing more than 22,000 California gardeners, CGCI members plant trees in their communities throughout the state, preserve and protects the coastal redwood lands through the Sempervirens Fund, donate thousands of dollars each year to USDA national forests through the Penny Pines plantation program, promote Smokey Bear contests in schools and distribute educational materials about tree selection, planting and care to home gardeners.
To keep Fallbrook rural and green through reforestation of oak woodlands allowing for a wildlife corridor; to improve the community forest of downtown trees to provide a healthful environment and pedestrian-friendly atmosphere.
An Oakland, California organization whose mission is “to promote awareness and appreciation of the Sausal Creek Watershed, and to inspire action to restore, preserve, and protect the creek and its watershed as both a natural resource and a community resource.
Friends of the Los Angeles River is a non-profit organization founded in 1986 to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship.
Each month, San Diego Earth Times On-Line presents articles covering a wide variety of local, national and international environmental topics. The SDET archive contains every article published since our first issue in Dec ’93 — more than 1,100 articles.
Established in 1996, this site is a volunteer organization promoting citizen education and participation in tree planting and care activities in Santa Margarita, a rural community located along the Central Coast of California.
Since 1918, the Save-the-Redwoods League has worked to conserve California’s redwood forest lands by purchasing land from willing sellers at fair market value and donating this land to one of the California Redwood State Parks, or another public park or
One of the finest botanical gardens in the United States, Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens features a spectacular array of plants from the world’s Mediterranean and mild temperate climates, to high-elevation tropical cloud forests.
TREE MUSKETEERS is a non-profit youth environmental organization. Their mission is to empower young people to become leaders of environmental and social change in Earth’s communities. TREE MUSKETEERS sponsors youth activities in the South Bay area of Southern California and provide program materials to youth groups nationwide.
The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a unique 127 acre botanical garden and historical site jointly operated by the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and located in the city of Arcadia.
The Tree Foundation of Kern is a non-profit 501(c)(3) California corporation established in 1993. It is dedicated to the advancement of a sustainable urban and community forestry plan in Kern County, CA.
The Urban Tree Foundation provides services and programs to benefit the urban forest throughout California. Our focus is planting and maintaining street trees in Visalia, California. Founded in 1999, UTF is dedicated to promoting and preserving the urban forest through education, planting and tree care. In collaboration with public and private agencies, UTF assists communities in becoming active partners in the planting and maintenance of the urban forest
The U.C. Davis Arboretum specializes in plants adapted to a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. Established in 1936, the Arboretum occupies about 100 acres along the banks of the old north channel of Putah Creek, in California’s Central Valley.
Based at Cal Poly, this institute was developed to address the increasing need for improved management of the urban forests in California. Their website provides research, news, a tree selection guide, and a wealth of web links
The Urban Tree Foundation provides services and programs to benefit the urban forest throughout California. Our focus is planting and maintaining street trees in Visalia, California. Founded in 1999, UTF is dedicated to promoting and preserving the urban forest through education, planting and tree care. In collaboration with public and private agencies, UTF assists communities in becoming active partners in the planting and maintenance of the urban forest.