Target Area & Goals
The scope of this 2013 project is targeted specifically at Cuyahoga County plus those Ohio counties also designated for the Lake Erie Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, a key watershed program that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry and NRCS have already targeted for enhanced landowner and customer assistance. The included counties are: Allen, Ashland, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Lorain, Marion, Medina, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot.
- Provide incentive funds to communities working to remove ash trees
- Maximize available public funds for a coordinated response to Emerald Ash Borer
- Provide technical assistance to communities for EAB mitigation