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NYSA Annual Winter Conference 2024

The New York State Arborists Annual Conference & Expo on February 4-5 offered some compelling presentations as well as networking opportunities and the chance to greet colleagues. Mark Duntemann, Senior Consultant for Natural Path Forestry, gave the keynote address. He opened his talk, “Lessons [...]

By |February 26th, 2024|Categories: Conferences|Comments Off on NYSA Annual Winter Conference 2024

Tree Talk Goes to NYSA 2024

Tree Talk attended the New York State Arborists Annual Conference and Expo (February 4-5, 2024) and asked attendees what they are looking forward to regarding their own tree work/the tree industry in the near future. Here are a dozen responses: Ducep Moreno, New York City [...]

By |February 21st, 2024|Categories: Tree Talk|Comments Off on Tree Talk Goes to NYSA 2024

ACT Environmental Justice Training

Ethical and Cultural Considerations for Corporate Volunteers in Underserved Communities This 1.5 hour training from Alliance for Community Trees will equip participants with real world examples, simulations and scenarios to prepare for conversations with corporate volunteers about how to approach community engagement ethically and with sensitivity. The virtual [...]

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Yale Speaker Series: Traditional Management of Forested Landscapes

The Yale Forest Forum is continuing to present its Spring 2024 speaker series on the topic of “Tribal Forestry: Understanding Current Issues & Challenges in Contemporary & Traditional Management of Forested Landscapes.” Webinars take place on Thursdays through April 25 from 12:00-12:55 p.m. (ET): Feb 29 Mar 7 Mar [...]

By |February 19th, 2024|Categories: Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on Yale Speaker Series: Traditional Management of Forested Landscapes

Train to Be an Amphibian Migration & Road Crossings Volunteer!

2 training opportunities: Saturday, February 17, 9:30 a.m.-12:30p.m. in Voorheesville (in-person). Offered in partnership with Albany County Cornell Cooperative Extension. Thursday, February 22, 5:00pm-7:00pm. Virtual Training for Volunteers. Why did the salamander cross the road? Have you ever witnessed large numbers of salamanders and frogs crossing the road [...]

By |February 16th, 2024|Categories: Training, Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on Train to Be an Amphibian Migration & Road Crossings Volunteer!

Trees, Please!

Tree Hugger/Photo Ariel Farber   “Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being." — Victor Hugo

By |February 15th, 2024|Categories: Trees Please|Comments Off on Trees, Please!
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