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SUMMER IS ALMOST HERE! Baby seedlings need your help to get through the hot, dry months ahead!  Here’s what you can do to help your babies make it through the summer heat. PAY ATTENTION!If possible, check on your seedlings at least once a week!Keeping an eye on your seedlings is the critical first step in and …

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Celebrate Earth Day and Become a Citizen Scientist! Since April is Citizen Scientist Month and many of you will be celebrating Earth Day by picking up seedlings to plant this Saturday, we invite you to become a Citizen Scientist by joining our BRAND NEW Sugar Pine Restoration Monitoring Project on CitSci.org! Anyone at any age can join our project …

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Hugh Denno has been an integral part of the Sugar Pine Foundation since 2007, when he first interned and produced our short film “The Seedling.” We were lucky to work with him then as he was planting the seeds that would grow into what is now an exciting and passion-filled career using art and wilderness …

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Our Naturalist and Videographer Extraordinaire, Hugh Denno, is back!  Hugh, Alexis and Maria led our January Snowshoe Hikes last week in partnership with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association.  These fun outings booked up fast and were a great hit.  Participants learned about the forest ecology, local history and geology at beautiful Echo Lakes. See what fun they …

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End the Year with a Gift ‘Tis the season of gratitude and gifting. We hope that you have had a happy holiday season and we wish you health and lots of natural beauty in the New Year! You can make a year end donation to the Sugar Pine Foundation to help restore our forests and connect kids …

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Celebrating Fall Planting Success! We had a whopping 14 plantings this fall.  Heartfelt thanks to all of our partners and volunteers who planted with us!  We planted 3,460 sugar pines and 2,220 Jeffrey pines on approximately 114 acres.  That brings our total trees planted around the Tahoe since 2004 up to 117,933! ONE LAST PLANTING!East Shore …

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TIME TO PLANT! Come plant with us this fall!  As always, we provide seedlings, planting instruction, shovels and gloves.  Please bring your own snacks, water, layers, sunscreen and appropriate footwear. All events are posted on Facebook and our Calendar!Mark your calendars and come join us!  Waddle Ranch PlantingWednesday, October 30th 9:30 am – 2:30pm Come plant sugar pines just outside Truckee …

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LET’S PLANT! Here’s our list of fall plantings to date!  Mark your calendars and come join us!  As always, we provide seedlings, planting instruction, shovels and gloves.  Please bring your own snacks, water, layers, sunscreen and appropriate footwear. More details to come, so please stay tuned for more events by following us on Facebook and checking our Calendar! Sunday, October …

Planting Season is Upon Us! Read More »

Summer Concerts Nothing says “Summer!” quite like free concerts on the beach, right?! Come help us work the Bike Valet at THIS Thursday’s Live at the Lakeview concert!  All tips will support the Sugar Pine Foundation and all helpers get a free T-shirt.  All in attendance will surely enjoy Mestizo Beat with Boco do Rio!Thursday, July 25, 4:30-9:30 pm …

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Planting for the Future! Every day is a good day in the forest. Grab your sun hats and join us out in mother nature spreading good health. Bring some friends or the whole family and have a blast. Please check our calendar before you come out for last minute updates.  Upcoming events: Wed May 15, Waddle Ranch Planting …

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