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October 20, 2010 (San Diego)–United Voices for Healthier Communities will be hosting the largest single day tree planting event in the history of San Diego on October 23rd in honor of National "Make a Difference Day". The plantings will be held at multiple locations in the cities of San Diego, Santee, Oceanside, Encinitas, Vista, and Escondido. Visit the individual cities’ websites for information on how you can participate in their tree planting events.


The main "Healthy Communities" event will be held at Balboa Park near the corner of Park Blvd and Zoo Drive. There will be a welcome ceremony at 9 a.m. educational booths, a tree planting demonstration by the San Diego Urban Corps' "Tree Army", and then volunteers will head out to plant trees at various San Diego City Schools.


For more information, visit the United Voices website at:


Sign up to volunteer by contacting SD Urban Corps at or 619.235.6884.


United Voices for Healthier Communities is a coalition of tree-focused organizations dedicated to improving our communities one tree at a time.


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