Furthering Urban Forestry Programs through Grants and Partnerships

Tuesday, May 18th 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Join NYS ReLeaf’s Leatherstocking Region committee for a workshop on the power of grants and partnerships in furthering municipal urban forestry programs.

Presenters will provide information on the DEC’s Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) Grant Program and the importance of engaging other interested organizations to help fund and foster a successful program in your neck of the (urban) woods. Urban Forestry Partnership Coordinator Christina Mclaughlin will provide an overview of state and federal funding along with advice and tips for improving your grant applications. City of Watertown Planner, Mike DeMarco, will discuss Watertown’s experiences with the DEC’s UCF Grant Program and other local groups involved in helping to further Watertown’s urban forestry program. Alana Tucker from the Arbor Day Foundation will talk about the importance of partnerships, and how to find and build connections.

This webinar is free but requires registration, please visit https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html for links to register.