The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for Community Forestry grants.
Eligible organizations including local and tribal governments, educational institutions, and nonprofits can apply for grants of $1,000-$25,000 with a 1-1 match for projects that increase urban forest cover or improve community forest care and management.
Projects may include tree inventories and assessments, tree planting and maintenance, Arbor Day celebrations, training and outreach, urban forestry technology, and others.
Submit applications by Sept. 23. Projects must be completed by Sept. 1, 2023.
Learn more about community forests at Michigan.gov/UCF.
Herasanna Richards is a legislative associate handling energy, environmental, elections, and external municipal services for the League. She can be reached at [email protected] or 517-908-0309.