Plant a Tree for Arbor Day Celebration on April 20
Concord's Arbor Day Celebration will be held Saturday, April 20 at Ygnacio Valley Park in association with Earth Day. The ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. with a tree planting. The public is invited to attend.
Arbor Day Slide Show
Concord Receives National Award
2013 marks the the 32nd year that Concord has been named a Tree City USA community by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The national award honors Concord's commitment to its community forest. Concord is also the recipient of a Tree City Growth Award for the fifteenth year for demonstrating progress in its community forestry program.
Get information about How to care for your trees, including tips on how to make proper pruning cuts, planting, and general tree care.
A list of Local and national Resources including urban forestry links, more information about tree care, how to locate an arborist, tree preservation, and fun links for kids.
Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute "SelecTree" Guide - This interactive program helps you match specific tree species to particular sites based on compatible characteristics.
Information on Tree Grants and Funding
Markham Nature Park and Arboretum
Located along Galindo Creek, Markham Nature Park and Arboretum is working toward the creation of an international garden to showcase plants from around the world that canthrive in our local micro-climate. Centerpiece of the garden is the Bud Hansen Wisteria Arbor.