(30 ILCS 735/4) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9304)
    Sec. 4. Duties of Department. The Department shall:
    (a) Promote the development of plans and programs for the establishment, management, and conservation of the urban/community forest with units of local government.
    (b) Provide technical assistance, planning, and analysis for projects related to urban/community forestry.
    (c) Seek and review for approval acceptable Urban/Community Forestry Proposals submitted by applicants within the State.
    (d) Provide assistance to units of local government and to grant recipients regarding urban/community forest management, such as tree care, disease and insect problems, and tree planting and maintenance.
    (e) Provide information to the Illinois Council on Forestry Development and other appropriate agencies and units of government with regard to urban/community forestry.
(Source: P.A. 89-172, eff. 1-1-96.)