Guest contributor: Alexander Senauke, Blog at www.setting-roots.com All photographs courtesy of Alexander Senauke. Like many people I’ve met who work in arboriculture, my path into the industry was fairly circuitous. More unusual is the fact that my interest in trees was stirred in a time [...]
By editor|2023-09-25T15:40:48-04:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: Essays and Reflections|Comments Off on Zen and the Art of Aesthetic Pruning
Storm Response: Before, During and After Western NY (R8/R9) ReLeaf Workshop November 2, 2023 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. One-hundred-year storms are occurring more frequently now than ever before. The impacts of storms on urban trees can be dramatic, and storm response is an expensive and dangerous part of tree [...]
By editor|2023-09-22T14:34:39-04:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: ReLeaf Workshops|Comments Off on New R8/R9 ReLeaf Workshop: Storm Response
In the September/October edition of City Trees Magazine: SMA Member Survey Results Can Urban Forestry be the Ideal Profession? Exploring Inclusive Alternatives to "Citizen Science" Engage Your Community with the New OurTrees Tool from i-Tree NYC Urban Bird Explorers Guide: Tree-Focused and Beautiful Live Oak with Brittany Benjamin The Society [...]
Micro Ecosystem (Lycopodium obscurum, Mosses, Lichen, Twinned Acorns),Wildflower Island, Teatown Lake Reservation/Photo Diane Alden. “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” -W.B. Yeats
By editor|2023-09-18T17:50:44-04:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Trees Please|Comments Off on Trees, Please!
Guest Contributor: Georgia Silvera Seamans, Founder, Local Nature Lab; Director, Washington Square Park Eco Projects All photos courtesy of Georgia Silvera Seamans One of my favorite botanical quotes is “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower,” from Albert Camus. [...]
$1,000 AVAILABLE to support planting a large specimen tree or grove of trees in a prominent location within a community. The 2023 New York State Urban Forestry Council Tree City USA Reward Grant Municipalities in New York State that have been a Tree City USA for at least the [...]
By editor|2023-09-14T14:10:14-04:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Tree City USA|Comments Off on Deadline extended to September 30th for NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant!
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