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Plant a Tree, Rescue a Forest

Plant A Tree, Rescue A Forest For Earth Day: Saturday April 17, 2010 Here is a unique chance to assist rangers with forest restoration after back to back forest fires throughout California. Volunteers will be planting seeds and performing seedling preparation...

Mountains Restoration Trust

By Suanne Klahorst Life just happens. “It was never my grand plan to become an advocate for the Santa Monica Mountains, but one thing led to another,” said Jo Kitz, co-director of Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT). Her childhood hikes near Mt. Hood put her at ease in...

DriWater Donates Product for Arbor Day

DriWater Donates Product for Arbor Day

California’s Arbor Day (March 7-14, 2010) is just around the corner, and to support organizations involved in tree plantings for this holiday, DriWater, Inc., is glad to donate our time-release water products. Since these plantings are often volunteer-based and in...

Prop. 84 Grant Updates

Urban Greening PLANNING and PROJECTS Grant Programs – Solicitation released The Strategic Growth Council adopted and released the Final Guidelines for the Urban Greening PLANNING and PROJECTS grant programs. Please follow the links to access the guidelines. They have...

Trees Benefit from Federal Funding

In an effort to create jobs, improve the environment and stimulate the economy, the federal government in December awarded California ReLeaf $6 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. The ARRA funding will allow California ReLeaf to distribute grants...

CUFAC Calls for Nominations

Recently, the California Community Forestry Advisory Committee (CCFAC) was replaced by the California Urban Forestry Advisory Committee (CUFAC). The new format reflects a desire for a wider range of advice for the Director of CAL FIRE and for the Urban Forestry...

Emerald Ash Borer University

Emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, is an exotic beetle that was discovered in southeastern Michigan near Detroit in the summer of 2002. The adult beetles nibble on ash foliage but cause little damage. The larvae (the immature stage) feed on the...