The USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area has announced a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant funding opportunity for tree planting projects in the Great Lakes Basin. More information can be found here. The Categories and available funding amounts are:
- Restore urban and community forests – $120,000
- Mitigate emerald ash borer impacts – $1,000,000
- Reduce toxic substances in brownfield sites – $1,200,000
- Develop ecosystem service markets – $100,000
Applications are due July 14, 2014.