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  1. RFP for Tree Planting Program

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    You are invited to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) process for the Invest From the Ground Up-Community Tree Planting Program.    The Invest From the Ground Up-Community Tree Planting Program is a regional tree planting and education program led by the California Urban Forests Council and the Western...
  2. Current Job Opportunities in Urban Forestry

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    Volunteer Manager TreePeople, Beverly Hills Full time position. Salary commensurate with experience   The Volunteer Manager is responsible for managing the Volunteer Program including recruiting, orienting and placing volunteers to support TreePeople events, programs and departments. This position places emphasis on creating, supporting and retaining volunteer leaders. This role is...
  3. Fallen Trees Drive Study

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    In June, Minnesota was bombarded by storms. High winds and heavy rains meant that there were many felled trees by the end of the month. Now, University of Minnesota researchers are taking a crash course in treefall.   These researchers are scrambling to to document patterns that might reveal why...
  4. San Bernardino Youth Renew Parks and Streets

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    Southern California Mountains Foundation’s Urban Youth Tree Corp Project, funded through grants made possible by California ReLeaf, CAL FIRE, and the Environmental Protection Agency, was a very successful and effective effort to engage inner city, at-risk youth in urban tree care at the local parks and on the streets. 324...
  5. Urban Forestry Project Awards Announced

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    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Chuck Mills (916) 497-0035   URBAN FORESTRY PROJECT AWARDS ANNOUNCED     Sacramento, CA, July 24, 2013 – California ReLeaf announced today that community groups across the state will receive $34,000 in funding for tree care and tree planting projects through the California ReLeaf...
  6. Sustainable Communities Planning Grant Program Releases Updated Draft Guidelines

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    The Strategic Growth Council has released draft guidelines for the Sustainable Communities Planning Grant and Incentives Program, which offers grants to cities, counties, and designated regional agencies to promote sustainable community planning and natural resource conservation. This draft includes substantial changes to how applications are assessed.   Below is a...
  7. You May Now Plant the Tree

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    California ReLeaf loves the new wedding trend of planting a tree as part of wedding ceremonies. Tree plantings are a nice alternative to the lighting of unity candles and are a great symbol of the wedded union. Together, the happy couple can plant and water a tree to help nurture...
  8. CSET Seeks Feedback

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    Community Services Employment Training (CSET), a California ReLeaf Network member, is looking for input from the public. In an attempt to offer meaningful services to the community, the organization invites the public to provide information that will be used as part of its strategic planning efforts. CSET seeks this information...
  9. CA Cities Run the Gamut on ParkScore

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    Last year, The Trust for Public Land began rating cities throughout the nation by their parks. The index, called ParkScore, ranks the largest 50 cities in the USA based equally on three factors: park access, park size, and services and investments. Seven California cities were included in this year’s index;...