Urban Forestry Grants Awarded

Urban Forestry Grants Awarded

Nearly 2,000 trees will be planted by 11 community groups from Sacramento to Riverside under grants announced today by CAL FIRE and its nonprofit urban forestry partner, California ReLeaf. The trees will help clean the air, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the planting effort will help educate residents in disadvantaged communities about the benefits of urban forests.

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CAL FIRE Announces Urban Forestry and Forest Legacy Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

CAL FIRE Announces Urban Forestry and Forest Legacy Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

CAL FIRE announced today the award of nearly $20 million in grants to local groups that will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon. The grants will add trees to urban communities and protect more than 2,400 acres of forest from development.

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