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East Sac Project Coming Before Planning Commission

East Sac Project Coming Before Planning Commission

A Community Process

The below information is from the Sutter Park Website.

Transitioning a neighborhood of such history, identity and character is both a great challenge and a great responsibility. To prepare, the team at Sutter and StoneBridge Properties hit the books—and the streets... Read More

Sac State continues tradition of a green campus

Sac State continues tradition of a green campus
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East Sacramento Volunteer Opportunity—Calling All Pruners

East Sacramento Volunteer Opportunity—Calling All Pruners

Fill out this form to volunteer for Friends of East Sacramento’s Next Volunteer Day. Details follow.

 

Dear McKinley Park Volunteers:

Thanks so much to all of you for your volunteer help in keeping McKinley Park clean and beautiful.

We wanted to let you know that our next volunteer day will be Saturday, January 4, from 10 am to 1 pm in the McKinley Rose Garden. (At H and 33rd Streets) 

We will be joining with the Sacramento Rose Society volunteers for the garden’s annual prune-a-thon.  No experience is required as expert rosarians will be there to teach volunteers how to prune. Help will also be needed in removing the rose bush trimmings, raking where needed in the garden, and pruning the bushes around the garden... Read More

Greenprint Summit 2014: Planning for Trees & Public Health

This year’s 4rd Annual Greenprint Summit will expand on last year’s Summit of the critical need to integrate the urban forest into urban planning, given the impact of the urban forest and built environment on urban health. 200 attendees are expected,  including municipal planners, health professionals, elected officials, urban forest managers, and community activists.

The Tree Foundation’s mission is to build healthy, livable communities in the Sacramento region by growing the best regional urban forest in the nation. Over the last decade there has been an explosion in new research and pilot projects involving the impact of the built environment on public health. The Tree Foundation has collaborated on several such projects and many more are happening around the region and in other parts of the country.

Ygrene's Popular Building Upgrade Program Now Available in Sacramento and Yolo Counties

Ygrene's Popular Building Upgrade Program Now Available in Sacramento and Yolo Counties

Ygrene’s Popular Building Upgrade Program Now Available in Sacramento and Yolo Counties

Offers 100 percent financing for commercial and residential property upgrades

Sacramento, Calif, Nov. 6, 2013 – Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading provider of building upgrade financing, today announced the expansion of its successful PACE financing programs to Sacramento and Yolo counties. This makes Ygrene – and its 100 percent financing for energy efficient, renewable energy and water conservation building improvements – available to thousands of additional property owners across Sacramento and Yolo counties.

Want Shade? Plant a Tree

Want Shade? Plant a Tree

Want more shade next summer — and a cooler home? Plant a tree.

Fall is an ideal time to plant shade trees. The cooler weather and early rain help young trees put down roots and get off to a strong start.

The Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District offer free trees through their Sacramento Shade program. Mature trees can cut home cooling costs during hot summer months by as much as 60 percent.

WALKSacramento Strives for Complete Streets

WALKSacramento Strives for Complete Streets

One of WALKSacramento’s most important projects is convening the Complete Streets Coalition of Sacramento. What is the Coalition? The Sacramento area’s most active advocates gather each month in support of active transportation, including WALKSacramento, the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates (SABA), and the Environmental Council of Sacramento. Breathe California of Sacramento – Emigrant Trails hosts the Coalition’s monthly meeting in its local offices and has been a past partner. Coordinating good active transportation advocacy requires public agency input on technical issues and opportunities. Sacramento Regional Transit and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments are Coalition partners, providing critical facts and information on local plans, policies and projects. So what’s up with the Coalition these days? This month, the Coalition is putting in time with the Sacramento City Council. * Improvement Plan for the J and Carlson intersection.