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...
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...