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Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute at Cal Poly

Jul 28, 2014
Governor Signs State Budget for FY 2014/15
Posted: Jun 24, 2014

The Governor signed the State Budget for FY 2014/15 on Friday, making it official that over $17 million in cap-and-trade revenues will go the the CalFire Urban Forestry Program! For more general information about the State Budget visit the Governor's website and for specifics, visit the Enacted Budget Summary and Budget Detail.

Enacted Budget and Detail

Conferences & Events

California Oak Symposium
Visalia Convention Center
-- Nov 3-6, 2014
Partners In Community Forestry
-- Nov 5-6, 2014

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CA State Urban Forest Conference San Diego -- Jun 25-27, 2014

Job Postings

Treepeople La, Ca - Ceo
-- posting ends Jul 28, 2014
Natural Resource Specialist
-- closes Jul 28, 2014
Executive Director - California Releaf
-- closes Aug 7, 2014
-- closes Aug 8, 2014
Environmental Specialist Iii
-- closes Aug 13, 2014
Senior Forestry Specialist
-- closes Aug 15, 2014

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Director of Conservation - New York City Posting
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RFP for Tree Planting Program
Posted: Aug 15, 2013

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 Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. In 2013/14, the program is launching in the San Francisco Bay Area (nine-county area) and the Greater Bakersfield Area (Kern and Tulare Counties) to plant thousands of trees all in one day - February 15, 2014. In partnership with California ReLeaf, the Local Government Commission, and many others, the program will include organizing, training, and equipping selected tree planting partners for the main event, while also learning from partners, teaching the community about tree care, and sharing new knowledge about trees in our communities. This program is made possible by grants from the USDA Forest Service and CalFire. Please see the Request for Proposals for more details.

Invest from the Ground Up - Tree Planting Program
pdfTree Planting Program - RFP

Strategic Tree Planting Initiative
Posted: Jul 1, 2013

We are pleased to announce that the first round of Strategic Tree Planting Initiative (STPI) grants is now open for applications. Cities and nonprofits in the service areas of utilities that have committed to the Energy Saving Trees program in Fall 2013 are invited to apply online. our website to learn more about the requirements. We ask you to share this information with any local groups you feel could benefit. Utilities and their community partners have until 7/15/2013 to become eligible for the fall grants program. If you would like help engaging a utility in the Energy Saving Trees please contact Jared Carlson at If you have additional question about the grants program, please contact Jaci Klein at

Apply for a STPI Grant

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Tea Shot Hole Borer Causing Fusarium Dieback on Avocado
Posted: Aug 28, 2012

pdf Fusarium Dieback of Avocado