5 Ways to Keep Kids Busy at Home!

As TreePeople develops its own ways of bringing our award-winning educational programs to your living rooms, we’ve put together a list of five activities for you and your kiddos! All of those who are social distancing with school children are probably starting to see why teachers deserve our deep appreciation and respect for everything they […]

A COVID-19-Safe Eco Book Club Starter Kit!

In the wake of COVID-19, we are all sitting at home wondering how in the world we are going to keep busy while being responsible and socially isolating ourselves.  Well, do we have a solution for you!   Our staff loves reading about trees and the environment (obviously). Most of you out there can admire the […]

Trees Need People… But Do People Need Trees?

We know that trees are good for the earth – their roots support soil and prevent erosion, their canopies provide homes for countless bugs and animals, and they uphold entire ecosystems across the planet.  What we also know, and are telling the world about, is that they are also good for people. Our relationship with […]

Students Tell Us About Their Favorite Trees!

We reached out to the TreePeople community in search of stories that remind us what it means to feel connected with the trees around us. We were not disappointed with the amazing responses we received! Those included a group of 4th to 8th graders at Manzanita School in Topanga. We loved these stories so much […]

Volunteer of the Month: Gigi Casey’s Passion for Diverse Green Space in South-Central Shines

TreePeople is only as successful as our volunteers allow us to be – their hands are tied to the roots of our movement and without their hard work and dedication, our efforts would come to a halt. We want to take the time and space to acknowledge the incredible people who remind us that trees […]

Tree Planting Doesn’t End At The Sapling

At the end of January, we read this story about a planting initiative in Turkey that didn’t go quite as planned. Only a few months after a record-breaking planting of 11 million trees, up to 90% of those saplings may have already died.   While we love to hear about planting initiatives around the world, we’ve […]

Former Resident’s Legacy Lives on in the City of Bell

Our urban forestry work has a special way of bringing people together by shining a light on what trees can mean to us and to those we love.  We’re called TreePeople because we know that trees and people need each other, and it’s a beautiful sight to see when that relationship manifests in expanded tree […]

Who’s in our Park!?

With its expansive city views, it’s easy to forget that Coldwater Canyon Park is really a home to all sorts of wild animals. In our care for this incredible piece of land, we’re passionate about making sure that this place that we’re comfortable calling home is comfortable for them to call home too!  We’ve made […]

Forestry 2020: What’s in Store?

2019 was an amazing year for our forestry team: not only did they plant thousands of trees across L.A.’s mountain forests, but they also expanded urban tree canopy across concrete-dense neighborhoods and in schools across the county.  This year, our forestry team is looking forward to expanding tree canopy even more. Here’s what we can […]

Which Natives Should You Plant in Your Garden?

It’s planting season! Is your green thumb itching? If your landscaping could use a drought-smart update, now’s a great time to put new roots in the ground. Here’s our list of native plants that will transform your yard into a climate-appropriate wonderland!  Saint Catherine‘s Lace Eriogonum giganteum The big pinkish-white, flat-topped flowers of this native California […]

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

Over 350,000 house fires happen every year and December and January are the peak months for these awful occurrences. A big contributor to the statistics is the holidays: during these months, we’re using fire and products that can cause fires more than any other time of year.  We want to make sure you stay safe […]

A Sustainable Gift Guide for the Holiday Season

In the age of planned obsolescence and fast fashion, we like to take the holidays as an opportunity to spread fun gifts that support people as well as the earth that supports us all! Take a look at our sustainable gift-giving guide for all types of people in your life: The Tree Person, The Gardener, […]