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Water Campaign – Conserve in the Kitchen

For many areas in California, 2013 closed as the driest year on record. The state of California has been in a state of emergency concerning water usage since January of 2014. the governor has called on all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20%. These facts are terrifying, but not immobilizing. Tree Musketeers is […]

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Check out the new Learn section of our website!

If you are starting a project, looking for homework help or just want to know more, the Learn pages are for you! The clarion call for youth to stand up and be counted as warriors, with shovels as their weapons, in the fight against global warming has been issued over the past 25 years by […]

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Sign Up for Summer LEAD Courses

South Bay youth age 10-16 who want to become environmental leaders are invited to sign up for LEADership courses this summer. LEAD offers the opportunity for young people to acquire marketable skills that will serve them well as environmental leaders, as students, and in life. The summer Youth Manager Certification series runs from 11:00am – […]

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Arbor Day in Review

March 9, 2013 – El Segundo, CA — A jogger accustomed to a solitary trip down the industrial portion of W. Grand Ave. to the beach stopped to ask, “What’s going on here?” He looked around at the nearly 300 volunteers, tools and materials neatly positioned by trees along the .3 mile street, sponsor banners […]

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3×3 Campaign Kids in Uganda

Some 200 youth supported by 128 adults planted 14,225 3×3 Campaign trees near Kampala in the Northern Region of Uganda.  The Family Caregivers Assn. also distributes fruit tree seedling to students in Apedi primary school and has established a tree nursery. Family Caregivers Association is a community-based organization formed to help vulnerable older persons and […]

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Arbor Day Is On The Way!

El Segundo’s 26th Annual Arbor Day Celebration is coming! It will be a great day of service to the community and the Earth. As if that were not enough, everyone gets lunch and all donors of any amount get T-shirts. Mark your calendars for March 9, 9:30am-Noon and decide how you want to participate. Volunteer! […]

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Treat Your Trees: Go Native

The use of native plants and trees in the urban landscape is promoted heavily and often nowadays. If you find yourself wondering why, consider that planting natives instead of exotic species in your yard and in your neighborhood can be of great benefit to both you and the environment. For you, native plants are easier […]

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Don’t Top Your Trees!!

Trimming is for bushes, pruning is for trees and topping is for hacks! Topping is cutting off the top or ends of branches. It can cause problems: Starvation when a tree can’t make enough food, because too many leaves are lost. Shock from losing too many leaves at once may permanently weaken or even kill […]

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Treat Your Trees – Proper Pruning

Even if you are trained in the art of pruning, there are times when it is best to call a professional: • When you need a ladder or to climb to prune. • If a hand saw can’t do the job. • When power lines are near a tree. • If a branch is heavy […]

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Kids: Learn to Supervise Volunteers and Plant Trees

Learn to plant trees properly and to supervise youth and adult volunteers. Youth Tree Planting Supervisor Training is available for kids age 10-18. Sign up for classes: January 26 (Sat) 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM February 23 (Sat) 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM It starts with two hours of classroom time about the benefits of […]

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