Teach students about trees!

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Canopy is recruiting education volunteers! Do es bringing classes of K-2nd graders outdoors into the sunshine to observe and learn about trees on their school campus sound like fun to you? What about teaching 4th graders about tree structure and function through the lens of tree-derived herbs and spices, like bay leaves and pink peppercorn? All of our K-12 lessons get students outside to explore and investigate trees and the different roles they play, from helping to feed us to contributing to carbon storage and nutrient cycling. If you are interested in helping Canopy as an education volunteer, please contact us. A background in education is not necessary!

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About Canopy


3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, US

Mission Statement

Canopy plants and cares for trees where people need them the most. We bring the life-giving benefits of trees to the schools, neighborhoods, and public spaces of the San Francisco Mid-Peninsula.


We envision a day when every San Francisoc mid-peninsula resident can go outside and walk, play, and thrive under the shade of a healthy trees.

As a small organization, we depend on passionate volunteers to help us make a big impact through tree planting, tree stewardship, and environmental education.

Come join us, and help us grow the urban forest in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and surrounding areas -- because healthy trees create healthy communities!

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


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3921 East Bayshore RoadPalo Alto, CA 94303



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+


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