“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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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 […]

Halloween Spooky Trees
Oct 2014 28

Download your spooky trees stencils! Spooky tree with haunted house and bats or spooky tree with black cat. To use the stencils simply download and print out. You can use a printer or copier to scale the stencil to the right size for your pumpkin or decorating use. Don’t forget to follow us on social media, where we’ll be featuring a roundup of spooky trees for Halloween. You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, @investintrees. Happy Halloween! […]

Giveaways Grow on Trees!
Jul 2014 27

Like us and leave a comment on Facebook to win a signed copy of Carolyn Finney’s new book “Black Faces, White Spaces”! (Sells unsigned for $24.95). Each week during August we will be giving away an autographed book to one lucky follower. All you have to do is Like Us (if you don’t already) and comment on any (or all) of our Great Things Grow on Trees photos. Since the beginning of July, we have been featuring a benefit of […]

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