Donate to the Dan Jensen Memorial Fund here. Robert “Dan” Jensen Born: 11-12-52 Died: 04-20-15 Life, as we know it, in the Western States is largely dependent on an abundant supply of water. -Dan Jensen (2005) Robert “Dan” Jensen peacefully succumbed to advanced gallbladder cancer at home with his family on the morning of April 20th,
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Greetings Britton Fund Supporters! I hope this message finds you all well! We invite you to indulge in a festive Holiday meal this Thursday – the FUN part – then begin to burn off (and raise your metabolism to keep off) the holiday calories sure to follow in the coming weeks by getting on your
Ensuring a healthy, sustainable environment in a changing world through fundraising, research and education.
Our purpose is to create and enable knowledge by raising financial support for research and education to promote excellence and advancement in the field of arboriculture for the public good. Learn more.
The 8th Annual Britton Fund Ride took place on April 27, 2015 in Southern Yosemite, CA. Our riders cycled 36, 66, or 90 miles to help us generate awareness of our mission and objectives, attract volunteers to other Britton Fund programs and activities, and act as advocates for increased research and education in tree care. To date, this
Thank you to the 200 WCISA volunteers who set sail with us to Catalina Island for the 2015 Volunteer Work Day! It was a true team effort and we had a blast. What’s more, in exchange for the tree work we provided, the West LA Boyscouts are donating $20,000 to The Britton Fund! That’s tree-tastic!
Do you have ideas on research you’d like the Britton Fund to sponsor? Let us know! Please share your thoughts on new research for us or fill out a full research proposal.
2013 Annual Report – PDF Download
The Britton Fund is proud to co-sponsor a Golden Gate Audubon Society publication on trees and wildlife: Healthy Trees, Healthy Birds: A guide for cities, contractors, consultants, maintenance workers, and homeowners. Download the brochure here. Golden Gate Audubon has produced a guide discussing when birds nest, how to look for nests, and when it is
We hosted our 9th Annual Volunteer Work Day at Fairyland in Oakland, CA March 14-16, 2014! Work took place at on Saturday, March 15th, with prep work on Friday, March 14th. We did a few removals as well as safety pruning throughout. We had free reign to work within the park grounds from 7am to 10am, after that
December 3, 2013 – Our full set of Technical Information Sheets, created by Helen Stone and Dr. James Downer, is now available to the public! Covering topics of interest and importance to arborists in the WCISA region and beyond, these ten sheets were funded by The Britton Fund and are offered free of charge. Click here