RP Tree Canopy Project


RPNA River Park Tree Canopy Project


Help Restore & Expand the Tree Canopy in River Park!

Download these valuable tips for helping your trees thrive.  This information was provided by the Sacramento Tree Foundation.

The River Park Tree Canopy Project is a Neighborwoods Program co-sponsored by the River Park Neighborhood Association, the River Park Garden Club, the Sacramento Tree Foundation, Caleb Greenwood School, SMUD, and Councilmember Jeff Harris.  The Project is a community-based effort to restore and enhance the tree canopy in River Park.  River Park’s beautiful trees improve air quality, reduce energy costs, increase our property values, and provide a respite from summer’s heat.

In November, community volunteers have a deciduous tree-planting event.  The trees are provided by, and sited by, the Tree Foundation.  A Community Forester will visit your home to determine the best place to plant the best type of tree.  This guarantees that the right tree will be planted in the right place to maximize the benefits of shade.

Planting assistance is provided to those who request it. Trees are provided at no cost to the homeowner, but tree maintenance is the homeowner’s responsibility.

Watch this website and other neighborhood information sources – the RP Review, Facebook, and Next Door – for information on dates.  The application period will begin in late summer.

The application form will be available at this site during the application period. If you do not have access to email, send your name, address and phone number to:

RPTCP Tree Program

c/o RPNA

P.O. Box 19866

Sacramento, CA  95819

If you can’t participate in the River Park Tree Planting Day on November 12th, you can contact the Sacramento Tree Foundation and/or SMUD at any time to sign up for a free tree, at 924-8733 or shadetrees@sactree.com.