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The City of New Westminster identifies first tree planting locations for the Urban Reforestation and Biodiversity Enhancement Initiative (URBEI)

In June of this year, the City of New Westminster announced that it had received $1.7 M in provincial and federal funding for its Urban Reforestation and Biodiversity Enhancement Initiative (URBEI) as part of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) – COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS). Since the announcement, City staff have identified the first 200 of 2,200 locations for planting new trees in New Westminster’s parks and open spaces.

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Date posted:November 1, 2021