BTF News

Update on trees at Capitol Heights

March 2, 2020

Volunteers met on at Benicia Housing Authority's Capitol Heights neighborhood for our Third Thursday Tree Care Day in February.  Of the 31 trees planted in 2015, 29 trees are still growing.  Most of the trees are in great shape, but a few are struggling due to limb damage.  The trees were mulched, most all the tree stakes have been removed, and some needed structural pruning as you c

Arbor Day/Earth Day event on April 18th

March 1, 2020

Volunteers are needed to plant and mulch trees, and pick-up trash at Francesca Terrace Park

Arbor Day/Earth DAy

Pruning Clinic & Tree Care Day

February 29, 2020

Volunteers are needed to prune and mulch trees planted by students in 2013

Benicia Tree Foundation Releases Annual Report for 2019

January 30, 2020

Members of the Benicia Tree Foundation Board of Directors attended the first City Council meeting of 2020 to announce the availability of the Foundation's Annual Report.  This report describes our accomplishments this past year and our goals for 2020.  You can view the file by clicking on the attachment below this photograph.

December was for Donations

January 5, 2020

Benicia Tree Foundation Received $1,555 in donations last month

Support Benicia Tree Foundation by Shopping at AmazonSmile

December 25, 2019

When you shop at, Amazon donates

When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from over one million eligible organizations.  Benicia Tree Foundation is on that list! 

2019 Gold Seal of Transparency Earned by Benicia Tree Foundation

December 2, 2019

See BTF's Non-Profit Profile on Guidestar

Benicia Tree Foundation just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar.  GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. 

December 3rd is Giving Tuesday

November 13, 2019

Use #GiveLocalSolano on Giving Tuesday

Have you heard of Giving Tuesday?  It is a global day of giving, and its a great opportunity to make a difference in your community by donating to the causes you care about.  This year, join us here at the Benicia Tree Foundation as we participate with 28 other non-profit organizations in the local effort called #GiveLocalSolano to raise money for our favorite causes in Solano County on Giving Tuesday.

2nd Saturday Tree Care Day - November 2019

November 9, 2019

The Second Saturday Tree Care Day was held at Joe Henderson Elementary School on November 9.  Twenty-four volunteers gathered together to help prepare 80 trees for the winter.  That means clearing out the tree wells so they get as much rain runoff as possible, and mulching around the trees so that soil moisture is retained and weed growth is suppressed. 

Rebirth of Park Solano

October 19, 2019

On October 19, 2019, an old park in Benicia got a major face lift.  Park Solano, at the corner of Hastings Drive and Solano Drive , was greeted early Saturday morning by 50 eager volunteers and a truck-full of trees!  The City of Benicia had prepared the old park for this big day.