Was your neighborhood a recipient for an urban & community forestry grant?

Healthy urban trees
Smart planning assures not just lots of trees for urban areas, but a healthy and sustainable urban forest. Photo: DNR.

This year, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Urban & Community Forestry Program, working in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, is pleased to announce our 2016 grant recipients in the following three categories:

Community Forestry Assistance Grants 

# Applicant Project
1 Seward Park Audubon Center  Tenacious Roots Leadership Team
2 City of Camas  Urban Tree Program

 Tree Inventory Grants

# Applicant Project
1 City of Everett Parks and Recreation Parks Landscape Tree Inventory
2 City of Gig Harbor Gig Harbor Tree Inventory
3 City of Lakewood Lakewood Tree Survey
4 City of Olympia City of Olympia Tree Inventory
5 City of Pasco Pasco Urban Tree Inventory Update
6 City of Vancouver Park Trees Inventory

 Tree Planting Grants

# Applicant Project
1 City of Bremerton Parks
and Recreation Department
Blueberry Park Enhancement Project

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 grant recipients, and thank you to everyone who submitted an application this year. We look forward to successful completion of all our funded projects.

More information on DNR’s Urban and Community Forestry Program (UCF) grant opportunities can be found on our website.

If you have questions about our grant process or wish to learn more, please contact us at: 360-902-1703 or 360-902-1330.

Article in the March Tree Link Newsletter.

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