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Urban Forests in Every City: Visions of Connecting People to Trees

Guest Contributor: Ruby A. Olisemeka, Director of Urban Engagement, Westchester Land Trust Photos by John Zeiger What is a vision? It’s a thought or image that captivates the mind, demanding the use of our human creative capacity to bring it into existence. And some visions, [...]

By |July 8th, 2024|Categories: Tree Campus USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Comments Off on Urban Forests in Every City: Visions of Connecting People to Trees

The New York State 2024 Tree Climbing Championship

The weather might have been scorching, but the climbers were undeniably cool. Awesome, every one. The 2024 New York State Tree Climbing Championship took place in Albany’s pleasantly shady Washington Park on June 22. Sponsored by The New York State Arborists, the [...]

By |July 1st, 2024|Categories: Arboriculture, NYSDEC|Comments Off on The New York State 2024 Tree Climbing Championship

NYSUFC 2023 Annual Report!

New York State Urban Forestry Council is proud to present our 2023 Annual Report, which highlights some of our varied initiatives over the course of the year. You’ll find an Arbor Day tree planting funded by a NYSUFC Quick Start Grant; a ReLeaf-sponsored tree ID walking tour; and our [...]

By |June 25th, 2024|Categories: Organizational News|Comments Off on NYSUFC 2023 Annual Report!

A Successful Western New York ReLeaf Workshop on Storm Response

Guest Contributor: Amy Mackenzie, NYSDEC Urban Forester and Chair of the Regions 4&5 ReLeaf Committees ReLeaf sponsored an awesome workshop at Draves Arboretum in Darien Center on June 13. Attendees received a broad overview of preparation and response activities for before, during and after storms. The  focus was on safety and [...]

By |June 24th, 2024|Categories: Arboriculture, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Workshops, Training|Comments Off on A Successful Western New York ReLeaf Workshop on Storm Response

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
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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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Central Park, NYC by Carlos Alcazar

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