AMPLIFYING THE URBAN FOREST

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

AMPlifying the Urban Forests is coming to a community near you on March 12, 2022. On this day, 2,000 urban trees will be planted in 30 communities across California by local grassroots volunteers. These trees will provide numerous environmental and public health benefits to the communities. They also beautify local neighborhoods.

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COUNTDOWN TO THE STATEWIDE PLANTING DAY!

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A Tree’s Second Life with Taylor Guitars

A Tree's Second Life with Taylor Guitars What happens when a tree within a city’s urban forest has to be removed? Contrary to common belief, benefits provided by trees need not end when they are no longer growing and providing shade to a community. In fact, many trees...

AMPlifying Community and Climate Benefits

Community and Climate Benefits On the surface, urban forests beautify and invigorate neighborhoods with their leafy canopies as well as serve as homes to diverse, vital wildlife. But looking beyond their aesthetic value, urban forests provide surprising benefits to...

Why Biodiversity is Crucial to the Survival of Urban Forests

Why Biodiversity is Crucial to the Survival of Urban Forests As seen across the globe, the world is getting hotter and drier. In fact, 16 of the 17 warmest years on record have occurred since 2000, showcasing the extreme weather conditions that are forever altering...

AMPlifying the Urban Forest to Provide Grassroots Community Volunteer Opportunities

AMPlifying the Urban Forest to Provide Grassroots Community Volunteer Opportunities As part of a larger, collaborative urban forestry movement, AMPlifying the Urban Forest will provide California communities with volunteer opportunities and educational resources in...

AMPlifying the Urban Forest to Plant 2,000 Trees in 30 Communities Throughout California

AMPlifying the Urban Forest to Plant 2,000 Trees in 30 Communities Throughout California   Developed and presented by a groundbreaking partnership between the California Urban Forests Council (CaUFC), West Coast Arborists (WCA) and Taylor Guitars, Western Chapter...

PROGRAM GOALS

Volunteers

3,000

Be part of this major celebration of our urban forests. Bring your friends and family. Sign up for news and register for an event near you.

Partner Cities

30

We will be planting trees in 30 cities across the state, in the North and South, in the Central Valley, and along the Central Coast. Find a city near you.

Number of Trees

2,000

We will plant 2,000 trees in 30 cities across California in one day. The trees have been selected for their suitability for future climate conditions.

Fighting Climate Change

Reducing CO2

Urban forests help reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Trees capture and store carbon, helping to reduce the urban heat island effect.

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