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2nd Saturday Tree Care Day in October 2021

October 10, 2021

14 volunteers watered 84 trees and pruned 12 Coast live oak trees.

The trees at Benicia High School and Mary Farmar Elementary School benefited from some TLC by BTF volunteers.  The trees each received two-gallons of water.  Special thanks to the volunteers from the Benicia High School Key Club and Boy Scout Troop 007.  The 2nd Saturday Tree Care Day in November will be at Lake Herman Open Space.  Click here to register

BTF Gives Status Report to BUSD Trustees

October 7, 2021

Long partnership between BTF and BUSD has planted 470 trees on school campuses.

Class of 2012 Has Reunion with Trees

September 25, 2021

Graduates of Henderson Elementary kindergarten class visit trees they planted in 2012.

August Tree Care Day at BSRA

August 20, 2021

The Benicia Tree Foundation's Third Thursday Tree Care Day in August included a tree pruning clinic at the Benicia State Recreation Area in cooperation with the State Parks' Volunteers in Park Program and the Benicia State Parks Association.  Volunteers were trained in how to prune coast live oaks.  Twelve of these oaks were planted from gallon containers over fifteen years ago

Tour Offered of the Lake Herman Open Space Project

August 31, 2021

Benicia Tree Foundation is offering a tour of its Lake Herman Open Space Project to anyone interested in learning about tree planting in city-owned open spaces.  This one-hour tour will begin at 9AM on Saturday, September 11th, and involves a 10 to 15-minute walk from Benicia Community Park on the trail towards Lake Herman.

Caltrans Approves Adopt-a-Highway Tree Permit

July 20, 2021

Benicia Tree Foundation is an Adopt-a-Highway Sponsor for I-780.

Support Trees in Benicia Parks Survey

August 8, 2021

Do we need more trees in Benicia parks and open spaces, and along trails?

Community members can declare their support for tree planting in an online survey for the Parks Master Plan Update.  The survey was recently posted by the City of Benicia on the project's website, lovebeniciaparks.com.  Residents are asked how they use our parks and their opinions on how parks can be improved.

Second Saturday Tree Care Day in May was a Buffet

May 8, 2021

Volunteers maintained trees at three project sites.

Trees for Park Master Plan Update

May 2, 2021

Benicia Tree Foundation asks City to plant more trees in its open spaces.

Earth Day at Lake Herman Open Space

April 27, 2021

15 volunteers celebrated Earth Day by watering over 100 acorns and tree saplings.

The Benicia Tree Foundation chose the Lake Herman Open Space for this Earth Day event because of our dry winter.  Many seeds for native trees were planted the past two winters and need some help to survive our extended dry season.  Many thanks go to Valero who organized most of the volunteers.