Specifications include, but are not limited to:
• Assist eligible recipients in planning, preparing for, and managing destructive invasive
insects and diseases such as emerald ash borer or Asian long-horned beetle, establishing
tree care activities such as planting and pruning, and increasing current tree diversity.
• Educate students and/or community members in learning about the importance of trees
and engage them in taking actions to protect trees.
• Increase the diversity and resiliency of the tree canopy, accommodate new species that
are well-adapted to our changing climate, and recognize that trees are assets that
require regular maintenance and provide significant benefits.