Tree Planting Grants Available!

Select East Central Communities Eligible for Tree Planting Grants!

In partnership with the Wisconsin DNR, East Central Wisconsin RPC, Northwest Wisconsin RPC, and Southeastern Wisconsin RPC, the Bay-Lake RPC is excited to announce available funding under the 2018 WI RPCs & DNR Tree Planting Grant Program. This funding opportunity is aimed at helping communities, counties, and tribes plant trees to mitigate Emerald Ash Borer impacts and reduce runoff.

The funding is available to all Wisconsin jurisdictions within the Great Lakes Basin. Just over $120,000 will be available each year in 2018 and 2019 to fund projects ranging in cost from $1,000 to $20,000. All communities within the Wisconsin Great Lakes Basin are eligible, but this program will particularly be targeting projects in communities:

Applications are due on April 9, 2018. For additional information, and to apply, visit:


Please contact Angela Kowalzek-Adrians, Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission at or 920-448-2820, Ext. 106.

This funding is made available through two FY2018 U.S. Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants received by the Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission under grant agreement 18-DG-11420004-008 and 18-DG-11420004-009. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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