Arnold Soforenko Award
25 Jan 2018: We were thrilled to receive Canopy’s Arnold Soforenko Award, given at Palo Alto’s City Hall, for significant contributions to the urban forest. Read more ›
July Color on Campus
Silk tree (Albizia julibrissin), southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora), glossy privet (Ligustrum lucidum), and Catalina ironwood (Lyonothamnus floribundus subsp. aspleniifolius), pictured, are all in bloom. Crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia) have started, with white blossomed ‘Natchez’ leading the way, followed by lavender-pink ‘Muskogee’ and then deep pink ‘Tuscarora’.
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9 May 2017 – Stanford’s popular podcast on planetary change features the ginkgo, interviewing Sir Peter Crane, former director of Kew and acclaimed author of Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot, and Sairus Patel, Trees.stanford.edu co-editor.
Also see Ginkgo biloba on Trees.stanford.edu.
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Tree Walk: Trees of Stanford
9 Dec 2017: With expert arborist Dave Muffly. View a stunning Quercus nigra and learn about the decade of experimentation with hybrid oaks, which grow alongside mature oaks, both native and otherwise. Meet between Frost and Bing. Presented by Canopy. Photos of the event.
The Hidden Life of Trees Book Discussion · Cantor Center Tree Walk
1–9 Nov 2017. Contemplation by Design Week at Stanford offers various tree-related events, including a book discussion on nature and interconnectedness, and contemplative nature/tree walks around the Cantor Center.
Trees of Stanford: A Walk through Time
Oct 10, 2015. Panel discussion with celebrated tree experts:
Herb Fong Stanford Grounds guru for over 36 years.
Matt Ritter Author of “A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us.”
Dave Muffly Senior Arborist for Apple.
Moderated by Sairus Patel.
Guided tree walks afterwards. Co-presented by Canopy and the Stanford Historical Society.
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