Breaking News: Cal EPA Decision On Disadvantaged Communities

BREAKING NEWS:  CalEPA Decision Released on Disadvantaged Communities       Today, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment released a decision on the identification of Disadvantaged Communities for the...
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...
Great News for Urban Forestry in California!

Great News for Urban Forestry in California!

Many years of hard work and investment with all of our partners and friends has paid off! Late today, the State Budget Conference Committee approved an agreement reached between the Legislature and the Governor for the expenditure of cap and trade revenue for Fiscal...
Call to Action and Update

Call to Action and Update

We need calls to be made TODAY to State Senators and Assembly members to show your support for $18 million proposed to CalFire for Urban Forestry from the cap and trade revenues. Are you in Oakland, Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks, San Diego, San Francisco, Long Beach, or...