CityTrees in the News!

posted Mar 18, 2018, 4:10 PM by autumn quinn

CityTrees' recent work at the Redwood City PAL Community Center on Bay Road was featured in the February 2018 issue of Spectrum magazine. Check it out on Page 15 here!

Chestnut Street Planting - February 24, 2018

posted Mar 2, 2018, 10:12 AM by autumn quinn   [ updated Mar 2, 2018, 10:17 AM ]

On Saturday, February 24th CityTrees planted 7 hornbeam trees (Carpinus betulus) along Chestnut Street and pruned/checked on another 35 trees along Main Street. Thanks go to all the volunteers who came out to support this event!

CityTrees 2018 Tree Pruning Workshop

posted Feb 10, 2018, 2:25 PM by autumn quinn

CityTrees and the Redwood City Public Works Department will be holding our annual Tree Pruning Workshop on Saturday, March 10, from 10AM to 1PM at the Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Parkway, Redwood City. This practical workshop will focus on what you can do as a volunteer with CityTrees to help train and maintain the trees around Redwood City. 

To sign up for this workshop, please visit (A suggested donation of $15 is requested to help CityTrees maintain our on-going program of planting, maintenance and education/advocacy for our local urban canopy.)

2017 Fall Newsletter

posted Jan 11, 2018, 1:22 PM by autumn quinn   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 1:25 PM ]

2017 was a busy year for CityTrees. Teams of volunteers planted 150 trees to mark Redwood City's Sesquicentennial. In addition, CityTrees launched a Tree Heroes Student Program and a four-session class for teens on the value of trees in partnership with the Redwood City Public Library. 

For more information, please check out our 2017 Annual Newsletter. If you are interested in supporting CityTrees in 2018, please see our Volunteer and Donate pages for more information. 

CityTrees Interview on Pen Voice

posted Nov 15, 2017, 12:10 PM by autumn quinn   [ updated Nov 15, 2017, 5:53 PM ]

Recently, CityTrees' Board of Directors President Simms Duncan spoke with Pen Voice host Dani Gasparini about CityTrees and the work we do. Check it out!

22 New Street Trees in Redwood Shores

posted Nov 9, 2017, 6:47 PM by autumn quinn   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 3:10 PM ]

Thanks to the generous help of local volunteers, CityTrees planted 22 trees around various locations in Redwood Shores on Saturday, October 21, 2017. If you are out and about in Redwood Shores (today and in years to come!), remember to check out the new Honey Locusts, Brisbane Boxes, California Peppers, Desert Divas, Swamp Myrtles and Stone Pines!

17 new trees at Roosevelt School!

posted Jul 3, 2017, 10:16 AM by autumn quinn   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 3:12 PM ]

A heartfelt three cheers to the students, parents and staff at Roosevelt School who helped put 17 trees in the ground today to expand the canopy over their campus! CityTrees pioneered it's Tree Heroes Program with this event, partnering with the RWC School District to work with schools to educate students about the numerous and significant benefits of learning how to plant and care for trees. Come say hello to the Live Oaks, Deodar Cedars and Sycamore we put in the ground today!

See more photos on our Facebook page:

Fall 2016 Newsletter / Year in Review

posted Dec 9, 2016, 5:00 PM by autumn quinn   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 3:12 PM ]

Learn about our large NFL supported planting, expanded pruning programs that touched nearly 300 trees this year, our the partnership with the San Mateo County Youth Services & much more from our current newsletter! Download the PDF below. 

49 Trees Planted on Main Street!

posted Apr 7, 2016, 5:21 PM by autumn quinn   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 3:07 PM ]

Thanks to the financial support of the NFL Foundation and the logistical support of Redwood City Public Works Department we planted 49 trees along Main Street in Redwood City. Come check out the new trees between 84 and Maple Street! Rain showers didn't stop us, and we even got a rainbow.

March 19th pruning at Sequoia High School

posted Apr 7, 2016, 5:17 PM by autumn quinn   [ updated Apr 7, 2016, 5:18 PM ]

We had a great time on March 19th pruning at Sequoia High School with 17 enthusiastic volunteers, including seven from the Sequoia High School Key Club. With their help, we pruned nearly 50 trees, which will help keep the trees in good condition for many years to come! 

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