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Temperate Forests Absorbing More Carbon As Growing Season Expands

Global Warming Modifying Growth Rates Of Forests There aren’t many upsides to climate change, but global warming is stretching the growing season for trees in temperate zones, which increases their capacity to uptake carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. That … Continue reading

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Urban Forestry Grants Awarded In Maine

State Invests In Urban Canopy Project Canopy, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s community forestry program, has awarded $106,243.00 in grants to local governments and municipalities, educational institutions and non-profit organizations that support community efforts to develop and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Forestry Grants Available

Community Forestry Projects As part of its ongoing efforts toward continuous improvement in sustainable forestry, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) opened its 2014 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. SFI will invest in conservation … Continue reading

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Community Forest Grants Available In Nevada

Private Landowners, Tribes Can help With Forest Conservation The Nevada Division of Forestry is accepting applications for grants up to $400,000 to purchase private forest land. Local governments, qualified nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for grants to establish … Continue reading

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Urban Forestry Can Mitigate Climate Change

Urban Canopy Makes Cities More Efficient, Resilient Urban forests will play an even more important role as we seek solutions to maximize the quality of life in our cities, while reducing energy consumption and maximizing the uptake of carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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