First Posted: 6/24/2009
LHVA announces that it is now accepting applications for the next round of TreeVitalize Metro grants. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, July 1. Municipalities or municipal agencies in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties are eligible to apply. LHVA awarded $89,700 in TreeVitalize Metro grants to 11 communities in the spring 2009 grant round. The statewide TreeVitalize Metro program provides grants and technical assistance to communities for tree-planting. Eligible expenses include trees, tree supplies, site preparation, and tree-planting costs. Grant program guidelines and application are available at .