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2013 Tree Canopy Fund Grants Now Open

posted Apr 7, 2013, 9:28 PM by Lilly Mancilla
Dear Columbia Heights West Residents:
 
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment has a free tree grant program.  Condos and individual home owners are eligible to apply for this program.  Please check out the details below.
 

From: trees@arlingtonenvironment.org
To: trees@arlingtonenvironment.org
Sent: 4/3/2013 3:40:23 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time
Subj: 2013 Tree Canopy Fund Grants Now Open
 
Tree Canopy Fund Program - 2013 Grant Cycle
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) is now accepting registrations for neighborhood associations, homeowner associations and other groups interested in applying to the Tree Canopy Fund program. The Tree Canopy Fund gives grants to community groups to plant and maintain trees on private property. The fund is administered by ACE and the Arlington County Urban Forestry Commission. Proposals for the 2013 grant cycle are due Friday, June 21 and all groups must register online before submitting a proposal. Details are available at http://arlingtonenvironment.org/community-action/trees/

This year we are offering two free programs to support applicants:
  • Tree Canopy Fund Information Session. Monday, April 29, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington. This program will provide an overview of the tree canopy fund application process and a presentation by the TreeStewards with guidance on how to select the best tree for the space.
  • Tree Selection Guidelines. Saturday, May 11, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington. This program conducted by Virginia Cooperative Extension will provide information on tree selection and a guided tree walk. Please register to attend by calling the Master Gardener Help Desk at 703 228 6414 or sending an email to mgarlalex@gmail.com. Program will be conducted rain or shine.

Elenor Hodges, Executive Director
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment
Tree Canopy Fund administrators
trees@arlingtonenvironment.org
www.arlingtonenvironment.org/trees
703-228-6427
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