Wednesday, October 20, 2010

AZ State Forester announces 16 Community Challenge grant awards

Acting Arizona State Forester, Scott Hunt is pleased to announce the award
of 16 federally funded grants. These grants are funded through the U.S.
Forest Service and will benefit the community forestry program
in Arizona. Organizations and city governments in 10 Arizona communities
will match the funds for tree planting, care and maintenance, and educational
All projects selected to receive grants are to help people understand the value
of urban and community forests and help build cooperation in the care of
Arizona’s urban natural resources.
Recipients of the 2010 grants were selected from applications received from
communities and organizations in a competitive process based on standards
developed by the Arizona State Forestry Division - Urban & Community
Forestry .

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