UCF Budget FY 2018

27 03, 2018

2018 Omnibus Bill Contains Good News for our Urban Forests

By |2018-03-27T05:42:16-04:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Advocacy, Funding|Tags: |0 Comments

Calls, emails, letters, and in-person visits to federal legislators by advocates for Urban and Community Forestry have paid off! You'll recall President Trump's proposed FY 18 Budget zeroed out funding for UCF. Citizens and UCF advocacy groups sprung into action to educate our representatives in Congress about [...]

31 01, 2018

Impact of State Forestry Agencies & UCF Reaffirmed by NASF Survey

By |2018-01-31T22:47:45-05:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Advocacy, Funding|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The 2016 National Association of State Foresters (NASF) Survey, “State Foresters by the Numbers,” shows that even as the funding for Urban and Community Forestry through state agencies has declined, the number of communities served has gone up. In 2016, overall funding support for state forestry agency [...]

29 10, 2017

Update on 2018 Federal Budget for UCF

By |2017-10-29T17:06:16-04:00October 29th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: |0 Comments

Thanks to Danielle Watson, Assistant Director of Government Affairs & External Relations for the Society of American Foresters, for this legislative update (10/24/17) on the federal Urban and Community Forestry budget for FY 2018. In his budget proposal earlier this year, the President had zeroed out funding for UCF. [...]

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