PUBLISHED: 2:42 PM on Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Forestry grants available
The Alaska Community Forestry Program offers grants to local governments and nonprofits for planning, inventorying and managing urban trees and forests, Arbor Day events, demonstrating innovative techniques for planting and maintaining trees, using trees to solve community problems, and educational programs.

Grants are intended for projects that would not otherwise be funded. The deadline for the application to be received by the Division of Forestry is 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20. For information and an application, go online to or call (269) 8465-8466.