Continued deliberation on key programs

Continued deliberation on key programs

In the second half of the 2015-2016 legislative session, the Governor, the Assembly, and the Senate are continuing to deliberate on key programs related to climate resilience and continued investments in park-poor communities. In particular, there is increased focus...
Cap-and-Trade Grant Program

Cap-and-Trade Grant Program

Funding Available: CalFire Urban and Community Forestry has released the Guidelines and the Request for Proposals for their Cap-and-Trade Grant Program. A Webinar is scheduled for September 24th and six workshops are anticipated, although not yet announced.  More...
Governor Signs State Budget for FY 2014/15

Governor Signs State Budget for FY 2014/15

Update: June 23, 2014 Governor Signs State Budget for FY 2014/15 The Governor signed the State Budget for FY 2014/15 on Friday, making it official that over $17 million in cap-and-trade revenues will go the the CalFire Urban Forestry Program! For more general...
State Budget and Cap-and-Trade Revenues

State Budget and Cap-and-Trade Revenues

The Legislature passed the FY 14/15 State Budget on Sunday, June 15, 2014, including $17 million for Urban Forestry at CalFire from Cap-and-Trade auction revenues.  We now await the Governor’s signature, which is due by the end of June. The budget bill is...