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U.S. Forest Service 2016 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Post Date

April 22nd 2016

Application Due Date

June 21st 2016

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Community Development
Natural Resources

Tree Planting

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments
Public Housing Authorities or Indian Housing Authorities
Non-Profits With 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $50000 - $200000

Grant Description

The U.S. Forest Service will support projects in the Great Lakes basin that implement the following strategic, priority actions: ╢ restore tree canopy lost to infestation by emerald ash borer ╢ create or improve green infrastructure through the planting of trees and other vegetation as part of a local management strategy to maintain and enhance urban watersheds. ╢ restore the structure and function of coastal wetlands and lake-affected riparian areas through planting of native trees and diverse vegetation.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:

    Forest Service

  • Agency Contact:

    Phillip Rodbell
    Program Leader
    Phone 610-557-4133

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    Agency Point of Contact

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

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