Administration Budget for FY 2008 Released

Urban and Community Forestry Cut by 38%
Washington, DC (February 5, 2007)- The President’s budget was released today. State and Private Forestry programs received an overall 11% reduction. Several cooperative forestry programs received sharper cuts, including Urban and Community Forestry, which received a 38% cut in the Administration’s budget. If enacted, this would result in a $17.4 million national budget for the U&CF program. The budget in FY 2006 and 2007 was roughly $28 million.

Related Resources:
Forest Service Budget for FY08
ACT Recommendations for FY08 Budget
ACT Overview of U&CF Federal Programs