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Water Campaign – Pets do their Part

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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Welcome on Board and Fond Farewells

The DoubleTree Hotel hosted Tree Musketeers’ annual board retreat on July 26. The full day meeting involved some recap of the recent past, planning for the future, evaluation, team building and elections. Fond farewells were bid to youth directors Julian Poyourow and Blake Parker and youth manager Kurt Frerichs who are headed off to college. […]

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You’re invited! LEAD Graduation: August 11th

We are reaching the end of a busy educational summer. Our Youth Manager Series just came to an end and the Public Speaking Class runs until the end of next week. Our students will receive their certificate during an official ceremony at El Segundo’s City Council Chamber on Monday 11th starting at 7 pm. Catherine […]

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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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