Managing Ash for Emerald Ash Borer in Community Forests Grant

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We invite Minnesota communities to apply for grant funds to reduce the impact emerald ash borer (EAB) on community forests. Projects should help communities manage and protect ash or reduce the loss of tree canopy caused by EAB.

Eligible activities include:

  • Tree inventory.
  • Development of management plans that include an EAB component.
  • Ash removal and stump grinding.
  • Protection of valuable ash with non-neonicotinoid injectable insecticide.
  • Tree planting.
  • Gravel beds building.
  • Community EAB education and engagement.

Eligibility

Any local unit of government within Minnesota is eligible including but not limited to tribal communities, municipalities, and county agencies.

Grant Limits

There is no minimum to the dollar amount applicants can request. The maximum amount that will be funded is $30,000.

Application Process

A pre-application process will be used to determine which projects can submit a final application for this grant.

Program Funding

Funding for this project provided by a grant from the USDA Forest Service. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Direct questions about this grant to [email protected]