Putting the Green Back in Urban Greening: Funding Opportunities for the San Joaquin Valley – Workshop in Modesto
Date: Thursday, August 6th
Time: 9:00 AM -1:30 PM
Modesto Centre Plaza
1000 L Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Workshop participants had the opportunity to listen and engage with experts on how developing urban forestry best management practices can complement existing programs, how to pursue current and future funding opportunities that will help to stimulate the local economy and how to develop eligible projects that bring the most bang for the buck in a time of drought.
To view a clip from the workshop click here. Speaker presentations can be downloaded below.
Overview of CivicSpark Program and CalEnviroScreen 2.0
|9:15 AM||Keynote Presentation – Economic Benefits of Urban Forestry, Management in Times of Drought|
|10:15 AM|| Green Case Studies in the Valley (Part 1)
|10:45 AM|| Break (15 min)
|11:00 AM||Green Case Studies in the Valley (Part 2)|
|11:30 AM|| Water Resources Update in the Valley
|11:50 AM||Funding Opportunities and Technical Assistance Support for Urban Greening Efforts
|12:35 PM||Lunch and Table Discussions: Meet with funders and the CivicSpark team to discuss your ideas for proposals and needed assistance (55 minutes)|
Presented by the California Urban Forests Council and the Local Government Commission
Don’t miss out on these FREE events that will be packed with useful tools and resources for urban greening! Local government staff, non-profits, grassroots organizations, consultants and others are encouraged to attend. Feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues and staff!