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Canopy's 17th Annual Mayor's Ceremonial Tree Planning & Annual Party

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

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Canopy's 17th Annual

Mayor's Ceremonial Tree Planting

&

Annual Party

 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

5:15 to 8:00 PM

Cogswell Plaza and Avenidas*

Welcome Palo Alto's New Mayor

Greg Scharff
 
The planting begins promptly at 5:15 PM

at

Cogswell Plaza

264 Lytton Avenue, Palo Alto

immediately followed

by

Canopy's Annual Party & Awards Ceremony  

at

Avendias*

(entrance adjacent to Cogswell Plaza)

Parking available at Bryant Street garage

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Canopy's Tree Award Recipients

Arnold Soforenko Awards for Outstanding Action In Support of the Urban Forest

The Friends of George

Carol Kiparsky, Casey Leedom, Beth Bunnenberg, Urban Cummings, Michael Meyer (Michael Meyer Fine Wood Working), the Eng Family, Mike Sartor (City of Palo Alto), Peter Jensen (City of Palo Alto), and Joe Rapanut and tree crew (City of Palo Alto) 


For working together to save and memorialize the iconic coast live oak, George, at 816 Cowper Street in Palo Alto 
and replanting the site with a valley oak


265 Lytton Avenue Project

Michael King (King Asset Management), Charles King (King Asset Management), Michael Young (Urban Tree Management, Inc.), Dawn Jekins (DES Architects + Engineers, Inc.), Naomi Nishimoto (DES Architects + Engineers, Inc.), Brad Wentz (Wentz Group); John Vlay (Jensen), Dave Dockter (City of Palo Alto), and Russ Reich (City of Palo Alto)

              For preserving the large, signature mature coast live oak during the commercial redevelopment of 265 Lytton Street in Palo Alto

Out-on-a-Limb Awards for Outstanding Volunteers

 Scott Wells

For planning, organizing, and carrying out the 2012 Young Tree Care Survey


Bronwyn Alexander

For exceptional work as the young tree steward at Belle Haven Elementary School

Young Forester Awards

Julien Lévy

For spearheading the "Reforest San Bruno" campaign and organizing a large-scale community planting in the neighborhood ravaged by the 2010 gas line explosion 

Reed Garber

For exceptional work as a Canopy summer intern

Russell Langston

For exceptional work as a Canopy summer intern

 

 

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                 Join outdoor enthusiasts, urban greening leaders, community organizers, policy makers, tree and nature lovers, artists, and environmental activists.

Meet Mayor Scharff. 

Celebrate volunteers and community leaders.

Enjoy libations and light hors d'œuvres.
 

RSVP by January 22nd

Questions: E-mail: kim@canopy.org or

call (650) 964-6110, extension 4


*This event is not sponsored by Avenidas.

Have questions about Canopy's 17th Annual Mayor's Ceremonial Tree Planning & Annual Party? Contact Canopy

When & Where


264 Lytton Avenue
, 94301


Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)


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Organizer

Canopy

Canopy protects and builds a healthy, equitable, and sustainable urban environment in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and surrounding communities.

With the help of dedicated volunteers, we plant and care for trees in schools, parks, and city streets. We advocate for trees by working with local business and government agencies, and we educate residents of all ages to understand and care for the urban forest, inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards.

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