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LGBTree: A New UCFS Affinity Group

The new Urban and Community Forestry Society LGBTree affinity group is open to all urban and community forestry professionals who identify as LGBTQ+.  LGBTree is dedicated to promoting inclusivity and diversity within urban and community forestry. The group provides support to LGBTQ+ identifying urban and community forestry professionals and [...]

By |June 20th, 2024|Categories: Urban & Community Forestry Society|Comments Off on LGBTree: A New UCFS Affinity Group

A Great Arbor Day Tree Planting for Mount Markham Central School District!

Guest Contributor: Jessica Pyrda, District Forester, Oneida County Soil & Water Conservation District It was a pleasure working as a mentor with Eric Bugbee and Angela Martin, the TREE TEAM from the Mount Markham Central School District, and Arborist Terry Hawkridge on the 2024 NYSUFC [...]

By |June 19th, 2024|Categories: Tree Campus USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Comments Off on A Great Arbor Day Tree Planting for Mount Markham Central School District!

ACT Environmental Justice Training July 9th

ACT’s next environmental justice training will be held on Tuesday, July 9 from 10:30am to 12:00pm Central Time. This month's session is titled Community Outreach Using Lessons from Public Health Communication and will be facilitated by Dr. Christine Carmichael of Fair Forests Consulting. In this 90-minute training, Alliance for Community Trees [...]

By |June 18th, 2024|Categories: Advocacy, Environmental Justice, Training, Webinars & Online Workshops, Youth|Comments Off on ACT Environmental Justice Training July 9th

2024 ReLeaf Conference Scholarships!

The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce scholarships for members to attend the 2024 ReLeaf Conference. We are offering two available scholarship categories. Category A is a scholarship for up to $259 to assist new members, either student members or individual members starting out in [...]

By |June 17th, 2024|Categories: Conferences, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Comments Off on 2024 ReLeaf Conference Scholarships!

Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition Virtual Town Hall June 27th

The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) is sponsoring its inaugural Town Hall event on Thursday, June 27 from 12-1:30 pm Central Time. This free 90-minute virtual learning and networking session to bring urban and community forestry partners together. This first Town Hall will have a focus on work [...]

By |June 14th, 2024|Categories: Training, Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition Virtual Town Hall June 27th

Writing for the Trees: Oaks and Roses in the Urban Forest

In this installment of a somewhat regular feature, NYSUFC Board Member, author, blogger and Taking Root editor Jean Zimmerman considers the fantastic plants of New York City’s urban forest. Forests and New York City is not a pairing that would make sense to some people [...]

By |June 12th, 2024|Categories: Essays and Reflections|Comments Off on Writing for the Trees: Oaks and Roses in the Urban Forest
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New York State’s Urban Forestry program is a partnership of public, private, and volunteer organizations and individuals that fosters comprehensive planning, management, and education throughout New York to create a healthy urban and community forest and enhance quality of life.

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