Tag Archives: Forests

Partners in Community Forestry Conference, Nov. 18-19

Join this conference for two days of collaboration and idea sharing geared toward helping you find new ways to strengthen your own community forest. Whether you’re an urban forestry professional, an environmental nonprofit or an educator interested in the role of trees in our cities, we look forward to seeing you at this international event. November 18 – 19 in Denver, Colorado. Learn more and register... Read more

Forest Service Announces $1.9 Million for Community Forests

The U.S. Forest Service announced more than $1.9 million in Community Forest Program grants to help establish community forests with a focus on economic and environmental benefits, education, forest stewardship and recreation opportunities. The Community Forest Program is a USDA priority, as it supports conservation efforts that create, expand, and enhance community green spaces. Learn more... Read more

Renewable Resources Extension Act-National Focus Fund Projects (RREA-NFF)

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the Renewable Resource Extension Act – National Focus Fund Projects (RREA-NFF) to provide for expanded and comprehensive extension programs for forest and rangeland renewable resources at a national, regional, or multi-institutional level. The goal of the program is to enhance the sustainability of the nation’s forest and rangeland resources and to enable landowners and managers to achieve their desired goals and objectives. Applications due June 16. Learn more... Read more