River Park Tree Canopy Project

Community Tree Planting:  Saturday, November 19, 2022

Join us at our eighth community tree planting!  We have planted nearly 190 trees since January, 2015.

The trees are provided by SMUD and sited by the Tree Foundation. After you apply, a Community Forester will visit your home to determine the best place to plant one of the deciduous trees offered by SMUD and the Tree Foundation.

A team of trained community volunteers will plant your trees.  Trees are provided at no cost to the homeowner, but tree maintenance is the homeowner’s responsibility.

To view the free trees available in this program, click here and scroll down to select “available for free” on the left.

To apply for a tree, click here.

Deadline:  September 23, 2022

If you do not have access to email, send your name, address and phone number to:  RPTCP Tree Program, c/o RPNA, P.O. Box 19866, Sacramento, CA 95819

If you can’t participate in the River Park Tree Planting Day, you can contact the Sacramento Tree Foundation or SMUD at any time to sign up for a free tree, at 916-924-8733 or shadetrees@sactree.com

The River Park Tree Canopy Project is a Neighborwoods Program co-sponsored by the River Park Neighborhood Association, the River Park Garden Club, the Sacramento Tree Foundation, Caleb Greenwood School, SMUD, and Councilmember Jeff Harris. We are a community-based effort to restore and enhance the tree canopy in River Park. River Park’s beautiful trees improve air quality, reduce energy costs, increase our property values, and provide a respite from summer’s heat.

Tips for Tree Care During Drought from the Sacramento Tree Foundation:

Click to access Drought-tree-care-tips.pdf

Tree Care Tips from the Sacramento Tree Foundation

Please check out these valuable tips for helping your trees thrive:
http://www.sactree.com/assets/1449-12%20Pruning%20Book.pdf
http://www.sactree.com/assets/files/mature_trees/mature-tree-1.pdf
http://www.sactree.com/assets/files/mature_trees/mature-tree-2.pdf
http://www.sactree.com/assets/files/tree_care/Pruning%20Your%20Young%20Tree.pdf

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