HOUSTON, June 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) (NASDAQ:APA) today announced applications for its Tree Grant Program are now available, providing the opportunity for nonprofits and charitable organizations in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana and Wyoming to apply for participation.
Now in its twelfth year, the Apache Tree Grant Program has provided more than 4 million trees across 17 states since its inception in 2005. Last year, the program donated over 280,000 trees to 24 nonprofits across three states including the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the Black Bear Conservation Coalition of Louisiana, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service among others.
The grant program has received numerous awards, and in 2016, following partnerships across the state of Louisiana, Apache was named Conservationist of the Year and was presented the Governor's Award by the Louisiana Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation.
The Tree Grant
Program is currently open to nonprofits in states where Apache has operations, currently Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Wyoming. Organizations must receive all trees (minimum 50) in a single delivery, with all trees utilized by May 10. Apache will cover the cost of trees and delivery, however, recipients agree to maintain and care for the trees, which must be native to the growing area. Apache maintains the right to change or terminate the program at any time.
Organizations interested in the program can apply at www.apachelovestrees.com. The deadline for submission is July 31, 2017.
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