Events

The Benicia Tree Foundation is planning a year round schedule of special events, workshops, presentations.

  • Annual Arbor Day Event
  • Fun & Educational Events
  • Tree Plantings Celebrated with Wine & Cheese
  • Bicycle Tree Tours in Fall, Winter & Spring
  • Tree Planting Events – Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall
  • Walking Tree Tours – Fall, Winter & Spring
  • Tree-Keeper Class designed to build and support growing cadre of dedicated “tree-keepers” (urban forestry advocates and core leadership in the BTF). Participants will graduate with a powerful skill set that enables them as community wide advocates and resource specialists. Sample topics:
  • Urban Forestry 101 – Basic Tree Anatomy & Physiology
  • Benicia’s Urban Forest – Past, Present, Future (Policy, Visions, Plans)
  • Planting & Maintaining Trees – Planting Schema, Root Ball Deficits, Staking, Hole Making, Etc.
  • Documenting And Preserving Benicia’s Tree Heritage
  • Education And Outreach
  • School Assemblies, Example Lectures:
  1. "Why Trees Matter in Benicia & What You Can Do To Help”
  2. “Plant A School Orchard Today And Enjoy The Harvest of Health & Wellness Tomorrow”
  3. Tree science experiments engaging students in the Benicia Unified School District