Tag Archives: Urban Forestry

2018 Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program

The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council seeks innovative grant proposals for program development, study, and collaboration that will address strategies in the National Ten Year Urban Forestry Action Plan (2016-2026). The 2018 Request for Proposals is to address the following priority issue in the National Ten Year Action Plan Research Needs: Planting, Inventory, and Analysis for Forest and Environmental Health. Organizations, local governments, tribal agencies, and partnerships are encouraged to submit proposals that will demonstrate the reach, resources,... Read more

New Ordinance in Sacramento To Boost Urban Tree Protections

In the City of Trees, a new ordinance will put more bite in tree protection. The Sacramento City Council gave unanimous approval to an ordinance that will better protect Sacramento’s existing trees and foster expansion of the urban forest. The ordinance provides new rules for safeguarding, maintaining and removing trees on both private and public land. Read more... Read more

Public Attitudes About Urban Forest Management

Researchers in Oregon carried out a case study comparing homeowners’ and renters’ attitudes about urban forest management goals and found that, in general, homeowners and renters agree that watershed health, ecological health, habitat preservation, and sustainability are important management goals. Read more  ... Read more

Funding Your Urban Forestry Program

​A recent feature in the Society of Municipal Arborists‘ publication City Trees by Jennifer Gulick, Davey Resource Group, offers comprehensive guidance on funding your urban and community forestry programs. Gulick gives step-by-step guidance for programs of all sizes — from brand new programs to those that are well established. Read more... Read more

2017 National Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program

Funds are available to support national urban and community forestry projects on nonfederal public land that have a national or multi-state impact and application. Proposals are required to address National or multi-state, multi-tribal land urban forestry issues. Applications due June 17. Learn more and apply... Read more
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