News from VTUCF

  • Trees along a bike path

    2024 Grants Announcement: Nearly $500,000 Available in 3 Categories

    We are pleased to announce just shy of $500,000 available in 2024 through three grant categories that will support a broad range of activities to support and grow urban and community forests statewide.  Applications are due January 5th, 2024. 

  • Lyndonville trees

    VT UCF & FPR Pledge 5,000 Trees Planted for

    Vermont Forests, Parks & Recreation has made a state pledge to plant 5,000 trees in Vermont urban areas as part of the global effort to conserve, restore, and grow one trillion trees by 2030. 

  • Vermont Pride Tree at Old Constitution House Windsor

    Pride tree planted in Windsor

    On June 1, 2023, the LGBTQIA2S+ Allies of Windsor in partnership with the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, dedicated a flowering cherry planted at the Old Constitution House State Historic Site as a “LGBTQ+ Pride Tree”

  • Elms in Burlington

    $1 billion Investment in Urban Forestry

    The USDA Forest Service released a Notice of Funding Opportunity earlier this month for $1 billion available in Urban and Community Forestry Grants nationwide. Proposals are due June 1st for 5-year projects and local governments and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply.