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Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute at Cal Poly

Dec 12, 2017

Request for Proposal to Assess UFMP for LA


Posted: Dec 7, 2017

City Plants has received a grant from Cal Fire to conduct an assessment of the City of Los Angeles’s programs and policies related to urban forestry. The purpose is to determine how many elements of an Urban Forest Management Plan already exist and what elements still need to be completed. The consultant will work with a formal Working Group of partners on this project, comprised of organizations contributing match funding in the form of staff time to this Cal Fire Grant, members of the Tree Committee of the City of LA's Water Cabinet, the Department of Recreation and Parks Reforestation Committee, and/or Community Forestry Advisory Committee to ensure broad-based support across branches of government and heavily involved community members. Proposals are due January 15, 2018, and submission guidelines are specified in the attached RFP.

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CAL FIRE is working with the California High Speed Rail Authority to offer $2.5 million in tree planting grants to communities that are in the vicinity of the first portion of the high-speed rail build.  The trees planted will provide for greenhou
Posted: Mar 8, 2017

High Speed Rail Authoirty Grants


Palo Alto is now one of only 15 municipal programs in the United States accredited by the Society of Municipal Arborists.


Posted: Jan 3, 2017

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Natural Resources Agency Releases Plan to Guide the State’s Climate Change Adaptation


Posted: Mar 10, 2016

Necessary Actions Described for Transportation, Housing, Energy, and Other Sectors. SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Following the Governor’s executive order last year establishing the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target in North America, the Natural Resources Agency today released a final plan for how California will prepare for the extreme effects of climate change, including increasingly extreme weather and sea level rise.

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