“Invest From the Ground Up” is a campaign to show Californians how investing in our trees and green spaces creates great neighborhoods. It is a project of the California Urban Forests Council.

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Apr 2015 23

Guest blog by Jessie Rudd, CivicSpark AmeriCorps member. Jessie, along with her team of AmeriCorps  members are partnering with California Urban Forests Council in assisting local government agencies  and disadvantaged communities in the San Joaquin Valley improve and/or   implement urban forestry  programs in their communities! Do you ever traverse I-5 or Highway 99 through the interior of California during winter months and realize you cannot see? Well, we can’t help you see the cars in front of you, but we […]

Apr 2015 07

 Guest blog by Jessie Rudd, CivicSpark AmeriCorps member. Jessie, along with her team of AmeriCorps  members are partnering with California Urban Forests Council in assisting local government agencies  and disadvantaged communities in the San Joaquin Valley improve and/or   implement urban forestry  programs in their communities! On Wednesday, April 1 Governor Jerry Brown issued the first statewide mandatory water restrictions to impose a 25 percent reduction on the state’s 400 local water supply agencies. A statewide campaign to limit outdoor watering […]

Dec 2014 31

by Gordon Mann Trees have been a part of people’s lives since the early days of settlement. The early need for wood for homes and tools gave people a reliance on trees. The movement of people across the country did not change that need, and often trees and water were the two important resources for creating populated places.   As the Industrial Revolution and other production gains occurred, the need for wood lessened. People moved farther from the trees to […]

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