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The Greening of Detroit

Detroit, Michigan



Founded in 1989 to enhance the beauty of the city of Detroit through the reforestation of its public areas, the Greening also provides educational programs and development projects. Current programs include a Community Planting Program, Neighborhood Environmental Revitalization Initiative, Reforestation Initiative with tree nurseries, Urban Agriculture Program, and youth and adult environmental education. This three-year grant supports organizational capacity-building.