Coordinator’s Corner — February

Last month we highlighted many of the partners and projects with which we are working to deliver DNR’s Urban Forestry Program goals. Not mentioned was Washington State University Extension (Extension). But this organization and the passionate staff have been top notch partners for many years. It’s been a long time coming, but it is a … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — February

Coordinator’s Corner — Grant Writing Tips and Webinar

Grants can be an excellent source of funding for those special projects you have not been able to implement due to budget constraints. If you have a project “in the wings,” consider joining us for a grant writing webinar and applying for one of the two grants we announced last month in Tree Link. You … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — Grant Writing Tips and Webinar

Coordinator’s Corner — Environmental Justice and Trees

October is Urban and Community Forestry Month. When you read Governor Inslees’s proclamation, it is easy to see why trees are worth celebrating. Why? Here is a short list of the benefits trees provide. Trees can: Beautify the places where we live, work and play Reduce energy costs (think shade) Increase home values Keep our air … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — Environmental Justice and Trees