Improving Community Forests through Citizen Engagement


Improving Community Forests Through Citizen Engagement

Grants to Inventory and Develop Management Plans to Diversify, Maintain, and Monitor Community Forests

Summary

Through the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, the DNR and its partners will be selecting communities to participate in the Improving Community Forests Through Citizen Engagement grants program. These grants will allow cities to inventory and develop management plans to diversify, maintain and monitor their community forest.

Communities Awarded Grant Funds

  • Ada
  • Arlington
  • Ely
  • Fridley
  • Hutchinson
  • Mankato
  • Maple Grove
  • North Saint Paul
  • Rochester
  • Saint James
  • Saint Paul
  • Shakopee

Program Funding

Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative‐Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) as recommended by the Legislative‐Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources.

The trust fund is a permanent fund constitutionally established by Minnesotans to assist in the protection, conservation, preservation and enhancement of the state's air, water, land, fish, wildlife and other natural resources.