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How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses this Winter

You've probably heard about or participated in citizen efforts to reduce spotted lanternfly, including some creative approaches like a combined pub crawl/lanternfly crushing event. Crushing egg masses is also helpful. The best time to destroy spotted lanternfly egg masses is winter through early spring. You just need an old driver's [...]

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: DEC, Diseases and Insects|Tags: |0 Comments

The Storied English Elm of Washington Square Park, with Georgia Silvera Seamans

The beloved shade-giving Washington Square Park English elm tree (Ulmus procera), which provides cavities and foraging for birds, squirrels, and raccoons, among other wildlife. All photos by Georgia Silvera Seamans This is the first in a series by Washington Square Park Eco Projects Director Georgia Silvera Seamans showcasing the [...]

Schenectady Plants 50 Trees with New Collaborative Initiative

To kick off the 2021 Collaborative Tree Planting Initiative in Schenectady, a Princeton elm (UImus ‘Princeton’) was planted at Martin Luther King Elementary School in honor of Earth Day. Attendees included Schenectady youth and representatives from the City of Schenectady, Schenectady County, Schenectady Job Training Agency, National Grid, Community [...]

CCE 2021 Online Tree Steward Training in Sept & Oct

2021 Tree Stewardship Training Flyer CCE Dutchess County presents a comprehensive online 35-hour practical training program in public tree management. This course is especially suited for Green Industry Professionals, Municipal Employees, Street Tree Commissions, Utility Arborists, Community Volunteers, and Master Gardener Volunteers, although all are welcome.

Saranac Lake’s Dynamic Village Improvement Society Tends Olmsted Parks

Map of the Parks that are owned and maintained by the Village Improvement Society of Saranac Lake since 1910. The parks system was designed by the Olmsted Brothers. The Village of Saranac Lake straddles Essex and Franklin Counties in the Adirondack Mountains. The Saranac Lake park system was [...]

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: Nonprofits, Volunteers|Tags: |0 Comments

St. Johnsville Arbor Day Planting (with Musical Accompaniment)

Arbor Day participants surround a newly planted mountain ash tree (Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal') in the 1921 Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Park in St. Johnsville, New York. Among the group are NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Jessica Singleton, Constituent Services liaison to NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey and St. Johnsville [...]

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments
Watch the 2021 Virtual NY ReLeaf Conference presentations for free on our Council YouTube channel. Topics include Structural Pruning of Young Trees, Conservation of Birds and Bats in the Urban Forest, Trees and Human Health, Tree Stewardship Partnerships in Greater Buffalo, Rain Check Buffalo, and Turning i-Tree Plans to Policy. 🌳
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