US-Australian Dialogue on Water Visits Los Angeles on January 13

You are invited to an international event! Be a part of the US-Australian Dialogue on Water, which has major implications for Los Angeles’ water future. For over 20 years, TreePeople has been promoting the value of trees and nature-based urban planning as the best means of securing a sustainable, affordable and secure water supply for […]

Give a Gift That Keeps on Growing: Dedicate a Tree with TreePeople!

A tree is always the right size, never goes out of style, doesn’t need wrapping, spares shoppers a trip to the mall and reduces climate change. According to the International Society of Arboriculture, a single mature tree can absorb the amount of carbon produced by a car driven 26,000 miles. What better way to celebrate […]

Attention Pet Owners—An Opportunity for your “Pawlanthropy” to Benefit TreePeople

Dogs love trees, and if you love dogs, you’ll love this news! Beginning today, November 1, 2013, every time you purchase a ten-pound box of The Honest Kitchen’s dog food at Healthy Spot locations in the greater Los Angeles area, you will directly support TreePeople’s work in greening our city. We are excited to announce […]

TreePeople Turns 40!

In 1973, TreePeople was born from a teenager’s dream. From the beginning, Andy Lipkis’ vision was to connect the power of trees with the power of people to heal Los Angeles’ damaged ecosystem. From successfully inspiring the planting of a million trees in Los Angeles in time for the 1984 summer Olympics, to planting seven […]

A Field Trip That Can Set Values For A Lifetime

Here at TreePeople, back-to-school has us celebrating the start of our favorite season—Eco-tour season! For over thirty years, thousands of Los Angeles area children have experienced a TreePeople Eco-tour as a high point of their school year. For some inner city students, their field trip to TreePeople’s 45-acre natural park and learning campus in the […]

Celebrating Innovators and Social Good

At TreePeople, we’re passionate about environmental justice. The vision of a greener and healthier Los Angeles created and enjoyed by everyone in our city is what spurs us on. So we’re delighted to be media partners with Liberty Hill, L.A.’s social justice foundation, for their September 8 event Change L.A., a party with a purpose. […]

Victoria Principal to the (Fire Prevention and Reforestation) Rescue!

Again, actress, activist and entrepreneur Victoria Principal comes to the rescue of Southern California’s forests. And again, it’s just in time. Although this week is unseasonably cool, the moment it gets hot again we’re in for some serious fire danger. In fact, Los Angeles County’s Fire Chief calls this summer and fall “probably the most […]

Need Trees? Call TreePeople

Better yet, handwrite us a letter. TreePeople received a package of just this type of letter from students at Sylvan Elementary School in Van Nuys. The youngsters missed the shade of three trees recently removed from their campus, and they took action. Not just heart-warming, their handwritten letters were effective. They grabbed our attention, and […]