Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Tree canopy effort gets EPA environmental justice grant - Lawrence, MA

10/18/2010: Ten New England Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks:
The GreenStreets tree planting program works to increase vital tree cover in a sustainable manner in low-income urban environments. The program is designed to increase Lawrence’s urban tree canopy by placing a particular emphasis on institutionalizing setback tree planting efforts in affordable housing and first-time homebuyer programs and developing urban tree stewards to ensure proper maintenance and care.

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