“Invest From the Ground Up” is a campaign to show Californians how investing in our trees and green spaces creates great neighborhoods. It is a project of the California Urban Forests Council.

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Nov 2015 12

CIRCLE has launched!

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Our newest program, CIRCLE, is up and running!  CIRCLE, the California Initiative to Reduce Carbon and Limit Emissions, is a tree planting program focused on disadvantaged communities throughout California.  We’ll be planting over 100 trees in nine cities and as always, we plan on working education into every angle. At this point, we have met with all of partner cities and had great feedback. Each city is excited about the prospect of planting over 100 trees in their community and […]

Oct 2015 29

As you may have already heard, in September, the legislature decided to delay voting on all discretionary cap and trade funds until at least January. Unfortunately, this affects the CalFIRE Urban Forestry grants for disadvantaged communities. However, the funding for this program has not been eliminated at this time, just delayed, so it is still a great idea to get started on your concept proposals! Now that we have additional time to assist you, Civicspark is more prepared than ever to […]

Aug 2015 31

Join us for the  “Assessing Your Urban Forest Resources with I-Tree” FREE online workshop Date: Tuesday, September 1st  Time: 1:00-2:00pm   I-Tree is a free online software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. These tools allow organizations to work with tree inventory information in order to build, develop and enhance urban forest management plans. Expert, Al Zelaya of the Davey Institute, will speak to us about the tools found in the […]

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