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Grants of $500 to Tennessee municipalities, schools, watershed and community organizations, and civic and conservation groups for community forest projects. Funding may be used for planting trees along riverbanks and waterways. The planting season is from December through March. Tree planting activities will help support the state's existing habitat protection projects. All seedlings must be purchased through the Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry.
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The projects are to be completed, the money spent, and a report submitted by June 30, 2023.
Contact Della Sawyers at (615) 781-6577 or by e-mail at Della.Sawyers@tn.gov with any questions. For additional information, interested persons may also contact a regional Aquatic Habitat Protection biologist at the TWRA offices below:
200 Lowell Thomas Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
5102 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
464 Industrial Boulevard
Crossville, TN 38555
3030 Wildlife Way
Morristown, TN 37814