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Phone: 408.998.7337
151 W. Mission St. #151
San José
California 95110
USA
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Target demographics: Residents of the San José and the greater South Bay.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: plant large shade trees at schools and parks in the city of San Jose, CA, maintaining and inventorying street trees, help at Our City Forest office, help out at our tree nursery, and more!

Geographic areas served: San Jose, CA

Programs: Green and Healthy Workshop
Volunteer Training
Tree Inventory Internship
Americorps Program
Environmental Education
Urban Forestry Research
Trees for All
Trees for Yard
Green Vision: Every Tree Counts
Planet Tree: Education Program

Mission:
The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a green and healthy San José metropolis by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth and maintenance of our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.
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Our City Forest have planted over 50,000 shade trees in San José since 1994 and is maintaining 2 tree nurseries.

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04/16/14
I have been a Tree Amigo for about 15 years. I enjoy planting trees, working with youth from some of the local schools. It is so rewarding to drive around a few years later and see the results of our efforts. There were very few staff when I first joined; now they have Americorps members who do ... more »
07/09/12
Planting trees is fun! Actually, it's kind of a lot of work, but interesting work. I volunteered at one of their tree planting days in a neighborhood in South San Jose. They did a very good job of explaining what was needed and having enough senior volunteers to lead everyone else. Where many ... more »
03/18/12
I JUST LOVE OUR CITY FOREST! This organization has a clear mission, enthusiasm and a game plan. Simply put, they get things done. If you are looking for an organization that is not afraid to get its hands dirty and is not afraid of a little work then look no further. OCF has an astounding ability to... more »
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