2/15/18 - Heritage School Tree Education
Steve Dutra lead a tree education and tree planting session. Fifth grade students will take part in the Arbor Day poster contest.
2/3/18 - NORCAL Science Festival at Tokay High School
Tree Lodi partnered in the day long program with display tables, handouts, and a tree planting demo
9/3/16 - Eagle Scout Issac Campos Planting & Maintenance Project at English Oaks Park
12/8/15 - Tree Lodi Christmas Dinner
Annual Christmas Dinner
...more details to come
5/9/15 - Walk in the Park
DeBenedetti Park celebration showcasing the 200+ trees planted three years ago. The twelve varieties of trees have been labeled as an educational experience during the "Walk in the Park."
4/11/15 - Arbor Day 2015
Arbor Day this year will be held at Peterson Park at 10:00 am. Following the ceremony we will be planting the final tree for the park restoration project. Come and join us for the festivities.
2/21/15 - Peterson Park Tree Restoration
Forty Pear trees in the park have been removed due to structure failure, and now it is time to replace them with a variety of species. Come and join several teams from the neighborhood, as well as from Lodi and Tokay High Schools, and Delta College, as we restore the park. Meet at Elm and Evergreen at 10:00 am.
10/2/14 - Peterson Park Revitalization
Peterson Park Urban Forest Revitalization Project - Neighborhood information meeting at the park picnic shelter to cover the pear tree removal project and plans for replanting of forty-four trees with support of a grant from Tree Lodi. Meeting is at 6 p.m.
4/2/14 - Arbor Day 2014
This year Arbor Day will be held at Lakewood Elementary School on Wednesday, April 2nd, from 9-11 am. Partners with Tree Lodi are City of Lodi, Lodi Unified School District, Lodi Arts Commission and Lodi Waste Management. All the student body and school staff will attend the program in the outdoor courtyard of the school. Six redwood trees will be planted during the event.
11/9/13 - Second Annual Fall Tree Clinic
Note Saturday, November 9th, 10 AM, for our annual Fall Tree Clinic. Tree Lodi with partners, City of Lodi Parks and City of Lodi Public Works, are planning a year-end inventory of the DeBenedetti Park trees. There will be some replacement planting, pruning, and fertilizing. Details of the event will be forthcoming.
10/1/13 - Tree Lodi at Lodi Parks and Recreation Commission
On October 1, 2013 the Lodi Parks and Recreation Commission will be provided some history and current information by Park Superintendent Steve Dutra regarding Department programs including the Adopt A Park and Memorial Tree/Bench Plaque. Mr. Dutra will provide the Commission members copy of each program and explain how community members can participate in these valuable programs.
4/6/13 - Arbor Day 2013
Tree Lodi has again been asked to help plan this years Arbor Day event. The 2013 Arbor Day community event will be held on Saturday April 6th starting at 11 am. We will be combining Arbor Day activities with the official opening of our newest park, Roget Park, located on Tienda Drive, just east of the Target store. City staff and Tree Lodi will start meeting regularly to plan activities for this event.
11/10/12 - Fall Tree Clinic
Note Saturday, November 10th, 10 AM, for our Fall Tree Clinic. Tree Lodi with partners, City of Lodi Parks and City of Lodi Public Works, are planning a year-end inventory of the DeBenedetti Park trees. There will be some replacement planting, pruning, and fertilizing. Details of the event will be forthcoming.
4/7/12 - Arbor Day Festival 2012
We will be meeting at the new DeBenedetti Park, at the corner of Century Blvd. and Lower Sacramento Road. Time is 10:00 - 2:00. A tree planting and other events are planned. Free tree giveaway. Please join us for this Arbor Day celebration.
2/11/12 - DeBenedetti Park tree planting
February 11, 2012, 10-2. Tree Lodi will be planting more than 200 trees in a 15-acre portion of the new DeBenedetti Park, at the corner of Century Blvd. and Lower Sacramento Road. Please consider joining us for this exciting time and contributing to this effort. (More details to follow)
8/12/11 - Park Tree Survey
Meet at Lodi Parks and Recreation Center on Stockton Street and proceed from there to the many parks in the community where Tree Lodi has planted and maintained trees over the past 6 years. We will be surveying these trees and performing minor maintenance. We'll gather at 8:30 and work until noon. Call Gordon at 248.302.4328 for last minute details.
4/2/11 - Arbor Day 2011
We will be meeting at Katzakian Park, 2735 West Turner Road, just west of Lower Sacramento Road. Time is 10:00 - 2:00. A tree planting and other events are planned. Free tree giveaway. Please join us for this Arbor Day celebration.
10/15/10 - Century Meadows Park planting
Lodi Academy students will perform service maintaining and replacing trees (9) at Century Meadows Park in southwest Lodi, under the supervison of Tree Lodi and City Parks and Recreation Department. 8:30 - 11:30. Neighbors of the park are invited to join us.
10/2/10 - Kofu Park preparation for Sister City Celebration
Tree Lodi helped advise Eagle Scout Josh Edmondson and his scout crew on tree planting for the upcoming Sister City Celebration (Kofu, Japan). Three flowering plum trees were planted along the walkway to the entrance.
6/16/10 - Hutchins Street Square tree planting event
Tree Lodi will be participating with the Senior Service Center in planting three redwood trees to the west of the patio. Time is at 10:30. Meet in the south parking lot off of Walnut Street, west of Hutchins. The public is invited to attend for the planting and short planting demonstration. Call Joyce at 334.6668.
4/9/10 - Arbor Day 2010
Arbor Day at Lawrence School.
2/20/10 - Centennial Tree Maintenance
On Saturday February 20 we completed a day of Centennial Tree Maintenance and replanting. Originally planted in 2006 for the city of Lodi Centennial, the 100 trees need care, and a number need to be replaced. Meeting at the Lodi Parks office, 111 North Stockton Street, at 9 am. For further information, contact Joyce at 334-6668.
12/3/09 - Tree Workshop
Tree Lodi co-hosted a tree workshop with Lodi Parks and UCCE San Joaquin County. The event was held at Hutchins Street Square from 8 am until noon.
5/9/09 - Rose's Garden
We planted trees at the entrance to the beach area at Lodi Lake. This is a tribute to one of our members, Rose Lazarro, who has done so much for the community over the years.
4/4/09 - Arbor Day 2009
We will be meeting at Henry Glaves Park, 2206 Oxford Way (corner of Oxford and Allen). Time is 10:00. Many events are planned. Please join us for this Arbor Day celebration.
2/2/09 - Lodi Academy 100th Anniversary
Monday, starting at 9:00 am. Tree planting at Lodi Academy in honor of their 100 year anniversary. The Academy is on South Central at Kettleman Lane. Contact us at 334.6668 for more details.
6/21/08 - Renovation of Sunshine Trail at Micke Grove
(Saturday, 8-12) Tree Lodi assisted in renovation of the Sunshine Trail at Micke Grove.
5/12/08 - Lodi Energy Smart Workshop presents: Tree Lodi
Tree Lodi was featured at Lodi Electric Utility's EnergySmart Workshop at Hutchins Street Square for second time. 20 trees raffled. Informative lectures given by director Bill Hobson were well received.
4/16/08 - Earth Day 2008
Tree Lodi participated in the Earth Day celebration at Houston Elementary School, Acampo. Well received by students and parents.
4/11/08 - Century Meadows Park dedication
Tree Lodi participated in the dedication of the new Century Meadows Park. City officials present. BBQ. Police Dept. Canine Unit gave demonstration.
4/4/08 - Arbor Day 2008
Participated in the Arbor Day celebration at Vinewood Elementary School with Lodi city and Lodi Unified School District officials in attendance. 7 trees were planted at the school.
3/8/08 - Legion Park tree planting
7 trees planted in Legion Park, Lockeford Street in preparation for steet widening
2/14/08 - Lodi Lion's Club grant award / Micke Grove Sunshine Trail
Tree Lodi, in partnership with the San Joaquin Historical Society and Museum is awarded a $10,000 Lodi Lion's Club grant for renovation of the 30-year old Sunshine Trail originally built by the Soroptomist Club of Lodi. Work done in 2008 using community volunteers and tree professionals.
1/19/08 - "Trees in Front Yards" planting
7 trees planted on private properties per application process (2nd year).
10/10/07 - Tree Lodi featured at Lodi Electric Utility's EnergySmart Workshop
Tree Lodi is featured at Lodi Electric Utility's EnergySmart Workshop at Hutchins Street Square. Well received. 24 trees raffled.
5/7/07 - EnergySmart Workshop at Hutchins Street Square
Tree Lodi participated in Lodi Electric Utilities EnergySmart Workshop at Hutchins Street Square (One tree information table).
4/24/07 - Emerson Park tree planting
Tree Lodi planted 5 Crepe Myrtle trees at Emerson Park, assisted by Brownie Scout troop. This project completed the renovation of Emerson Park.
4/20/07 - Earth Day 2007
Tree Lodi participated in Earth Day celebration at Houston Elementary School, Acampo. Tree education materials well received by students and parents.
4/6/07 - Arbor Day 2007
Tree Lodi participated in the Arbor Day celebration at Borchardt Elementary School. A tree was planted.
2/3/07 - "Trees in Front Yards" planting
11 trees planted on private properties in Lodi through an application process called "Trees in Front Yards."
12/6/06 - 100th Centennial tree planted
Tree Lodi, city staff, and Mayor Hitchcock planted the 100th Centennial tree in front of Hutchins Street Square.
11/25/06 - Memorial tree planted at lodi Lake
Tree Lodi planted a large Valley Oak tree at Lodi Lake in memory of Tree Lodi member Chuck Harmon.
4/27/06 - 71 Centennial trees planted in 9 locations
By now 71 Centennial trees have been planted in 9 locations by Tree Lodi members and other community volunteers.
4/1/06 - Arbor Day 2006
Tree Lodi participated in Arbor Day 2006 celebration at Salas Park. Tree planting demonstration, trees planted, BBQ. City officials in attendance.