Urban Corps of San Diego County
CAL FIRE Tree Planting
Planting 2,000 New Trees Throughout the County.
Urban Corps of San Diego County was awarded $1.25 million to plant 2,000 trees throughout the county via Proposition 68 funding (from CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry, Urban Forest Expansion and Improvement grant program)
This project, entitled, San Diego County Urban Forestry and Arboriculture Project, is designed to employ and train 100 young adults on tree planting activities.
The project has seven partners: The Cities of San Diego, Imperial Beach, Vista, Encinitas, La Mesa, The Ranhco Santa Fe Association and Urban Corps.
Each is a receiving partners, working with Urban Corps on plant palette, location and watering. Urban Corps works alongside Tree San Diego – a local nonprofit whose mission is to increase tree canopy in San Diego.
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