Forest management grants and programs

Community forestry

  • Protect Community Forests by Managing Ash for EAB Grants program - grant for managing ash for emerald ash borer (EAB) on public land, and improve community forests by involving community members and planting a diversity of trees. Applications available November 29, 2021
  • 2022 Preparing for EAB grants program - grant funding two-year projects for local government units within Minnesota to assist communities in managing ash for emerald ash borer (EAB) on public land.
  • Shade tree program bonding grants, 2021-2024 - Local units of government across Minnesota are invited to apply for this grant for removal and (re)planting of shade trees on public land, with priority given to projects: with a known emerald ash borer infestation, removing and replacing ash trees that pose significant public safety concerns, or benefitting underserved populations and areas of concern for environmental justice.

Fire protection programs