1986 Timelines: TreePeople History

  • The Citizen Forester Training program is established.
  • In the days following a devastating fire, TreePeople coordinates volunteers to rescue thousands of waterlogged books from the Los Angeles Central Library.
  • With the help of Pan Am, TreePeople airlifts 6,000 surplus bare-root fruit trees from California growers to Africa. Over the next three years, 1,200 additional trees are distributed.