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Tree San Diego in the news

Check out the latest news outlets and publications highlighting Tree San Diego's work and its ongoing commitment to San Diego's urban forest. Stay tuned for new developments and keep in touch with our team by signing up for the monthly Tree San Diego Leaflet Newsletter!


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Fox 5 San Diego

TSD Arborist, Chuck Morgan, equips San Diegans with advice on how to help trees weather the next storm.



San Diego Union Tribune

Tree San Diego, Urban Corps, and city host community tree planting in Vista.

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Voice of San Diego

San Diego has committed itself to nearly doubling its tree canopy by 2030, requiring a nearly fivefold increase in the number of trees it plants in a year. 


San Diego Union Tribune

The public is invited to help Urban Corps of San Diego and Tree San Diego plant 20 trees at Cesar Chavez Park in Barrio Logan.


CBS San Diego

San Diego County Chevrolet dealers and nonprofit Tree San Diego join efforts to plant 100 trees in the community.

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Taylor Guitars Blog

Scott Paul, Taylor’s Director of Natural Resource Sustainability, serves as Tree San Diego’s Board Chair and participates in ongoing tree planting events under this grant.


Times of San Diego

Tree San Diego is one of seven local nonprofits that will receive $180,000 in grants from The San Diego Foundation to develop programs to draw young people to careers in green industries.

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NBC San Diego

Collaboration between Tree San Diego, SDG&E, and City of San Diego supports climate action goals and addresses climate equity in underserved neighborhoods.


Office of the Governor Press Release

CA Chief Service Officer Josh Fryday and CA Secretary for Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot announce new fellowship projects and kick off recruitment for the California Climate Action Corps,

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More than 400 trees planted in City Heights. Tree San Diego partners with SDG&E and City of San Diego.

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NBC San Diego

The San Diego Foundation​ awards grants to Tree San Diego and other nonprofits to enhance green job opportunities for youth. 



Planting trees in San Diego’s urban forest as one of the top ways to volunteer and give back.


The Star News

Tree San Diego held mini-plantings in city parks throughout La Mesa and other San Diego County neighborhoods as well as outdoor classroom trainings for students.


East County Californian 

Tree San Diego partners with the City of La Mesa, CalFire and Urban Corps to plant trees in Aztec Park in La Mesa. 


SD Voyager

SD Voyager interviews Tree San Diego to give an introduction into the life and work of their organization.

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JTree News

Tree San Diego’s Consulting Arborist Kurt Peacock partners with JTree Project to educate children about proper tree planting techniques ,



KPBS Midday Edition

Kurt Peacock, an ISA-certified arborist with Tree San Diego, spoke with KPBS Midday Edition on Wednesday about the importance of saving the sequoias.

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FOX 5 San Diego

The San Diego County Toyota Dealers and Trees San Diego partnered to donate trees for La Mesita Park in celebration of Arbor Day.

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La Mesa Courier

Urban Corps of San Diego County, the City of La Mesa and Tree San Diego hosted a tree-planting event at Aztec Park to give residents and businesses an opportunity to plant trees.


Valley Roadrunner

A pair of nonprofits, in conjunction with Native American Heritage Month, distributed and planted hundreds of trees on the San Pasqual Reservation on Sunday, November 14.

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Times of San Diego

Tree San Diego receives $1.18 million in grant funding from Cal Fire for its Branch Out San Diego project, which aims to plant 1,575 trees throughout the county beginning this fall.

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San Diego Union Tribune

Residents of the San Pasqual Indian Reservation received free trees thanks to Tree San Diego's Branch Out project.

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Taylor Guitars and Original Grain have partnered to make a series of watches made with donated Cameroonian ebony and Californian Shamel ash with 10% of proceeds donated to Tree San Diego.

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Escondido Times-Advocate

Residents and community leaders discuss the importance of climate action plan measures, including urban forestry and planting goals. 

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Rancho Santa Fe Review

Forest health a top priority of RSF Association committee as they plan an update of the Forest Health Study to ensure Rancho Santa Fe is always moving toward a balance between a vibrant forest and a community that is fire safe.


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Wood & Steel Magazine

Branch Out San Diego utilizes aerial imaging data provided by San Diego-based FireWatch, who is really pushing the envelope with aerial imagery to quantify and monitor the benefits of trees and urban forests

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Branch Out San Diego is the region’s first mass residential tree planting that will bring urban forestry benefits directly to San Diego County residents.

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San Diego Reader

The sluggish growth of the urban forest may have to do with the newness of trees as climate solution


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