Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by Feb 10 for 2022 NYSUFC Quick Start Grant to Help You Get There

Volunteers for ReTree the District-Buffalo The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for New York communities who aren't yet a Tree City USA to hold a Spring 2022 tree planting and ceremony event. Communities can apply for up to $1,000. Funding has [...]

By |November 18th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

DEC’s NYS Conservationist Celebrates 75 years; Offers $2 Subscription

Have you heard? New York State Conservationist Magazine is celebrating their 75th anniversary this year. In honor of this milestone, DEC is offering $2 subscriptions. Subscribe online to begin receiving the magazine yourself, or to give it as a gift: https://conservationist.secure.darwin.cx/I**002C

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: DEC|Tags: |0 Comments

Arbor Day Foundation Grant Opportunities

Photo by Kathy King, Hofstra University NYS municipalities and NGOs have been receiving funding from the Arbor Day Foundation! ADF Project Development Manager for NYS Ashley Thiemann (Work: 402-473-9645; Cell: 402-875-2675; email thiemanna@arborday.org) is happy to answer your questions about the opportunities below. Ashley says: We would love for [...]

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|0 Comments

Canton Fall Planting Engages Youth of All Ages, Utilizes Council Grant

The Village of Canton (pop. ~6500, in St. Lawrence County) has been a Tree City USA for nine years. Through the efforts of the Canton Tree Committee, the Village was awarded a $1000 Tree City USA Reward Grant for fall planting in 2021. Funding also came from a $5000 reimbursement program [...]

By |November 10th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|0 Comments

Colonie Tree Planting Celebration with Help of Council Grant

With the help of a Council Tree City USA Reward Grant, Town of Colonie (Albany County) Conservation Advisory Council volunteers planted two sugar maples (Acer rubrum), one Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata), and two river birches (Betula nigra). NYSUFC Grants Committee member Mary Beck (far right, above) participated in the [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, 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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