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Recommended Podcast: This Old Tree, with Doug Still

This Old Tree: Heritage trees and the human stories behind them. Hosted by Doug Still Old trees are awe inspiring links to the past that fire our historical imagination. Ever wonder what their stories are? Seasoned arborist and amateur historian Doug Still interviews local experts, historians, and regular folks to [...]

Lessons from Superstorm Sandy Ten Years On

An example of flooding-related root failure in NYC in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. NYC Parks and Recreation Superstorm Sandy was the sixth most costly hurricane in the history of the U.S. In NYC, 48 people died, thousands were evacuated, and there was an estimated loss of $19 [...]

Underutilized Urban Trees: Crimson Spire Oak

A bare root Crimson Spire oak planted in Watertown in the fall of 2022 as part of Tree Watertown's annual tree planting event. Photo by Mike DeMarco Crimson Spire is the trademark name of Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimschmidt’, a J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. introduction (1994). This [...]

Scholarship Opportunities for NYSUFC Members to Attend NYS Arborists Conference

From NYSUFC President Steve Harris:  Hello New York State Urban Forestry Council members and potential members! As 2022 comes to a close, we wanted to thank you for your support of the Council and highlight a benefit of membership that we hope you will take advantage of: conference scholarships. The [...]

By |December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Funding, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Village of Nyack Fall Planting Event with Help of Council Grant

Nyack community members gathered in late October to plant 25 bare root trees, commemorate 5 newly planted Ulmus 'Lewis & Clark' elms, celebrate Nyack's 8 years as a Tree City USA, and eat pizza! Thanks to Nyack Tree Committee Chair Marcy Denker for furnishing photos and details about [...]

By |November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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