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22 07, 2021

Council Recognizes Nancy Wolf with Heartwood Award

By |2021-07-23T08:01:25-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Awards, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , |0 Comments

You may recognize this year’s Heartwood Award winner as the author of the meticulously researched and lively document, “How it Happened: New York ReLeaf—A Brief History of Urban Forestry in the United States and the Creation of the New York State Program, Part 1.” Part 1 is [...]

13 07, 2021

New Rochelle Honors County Parks Workers with Bur Oak Specimen Tree

By |2021-07-13T07:40:38-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Westchester Parks Foundation, Westchester County Parks Recreation and Conservation staff, and other dignitaries attended the ceremonial bur oak planting in New Rochelle. Photo Courtesy Westchester Parks Foundation Thank you to Westchester Parks Foundation for providing this account of the planting/celebration. See also this blog post [...]

2 07, 2021

Andy Hillman Reflects on Career, What’s Next, and Why UCF Has Arrived

By |2021-07-02T12:21:00-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Member Profiles, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Nina Bassuk, Organizational News, SMA, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , |3 Comments

  Last April, former Council President, current Grants Committee Chair, and longtime Council Board Member Andy Hillman retired from a decade (to the day) of work as a business developer for Davey Resource Group. Prior to that, he was Ithaca’s longtime city forester, and prior to that [...]

25 06, 2021

American Forests Releases Tree Equity Scores for 150K+ Neighborhoods in the U.S.

By |2021-06-25T10:56:27-04:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: Environmental Equity, Research|Tags: , |0 Comments

🟣 See the Tree Equity Map for the scores for metropolitan NYC, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Ithaca, Elmira, Vestal, Utica Watertown, Saratoga Springs, and the Hudson Valley. This week, American Forests released Tree Equity scores for 486 urbanized areas of the United States, giving scores for 150,000+ [...]

23 06, 2021

Fall 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grants & Tree City USA Reward Grants Application Period Open

By |2021-07-02T15:21:23-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Quick Start Grants: Applications due September 9th, 2021 The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce Quick Start grants for communities to hold a tree planting event in the fall of 2021 celebrating Arbor Day, with the intention of moving toward becoming a Tree City USA. [...]

11 06, 2021

Town of Pound Ridge Dedicates White Oak to Essential Workers for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-11T10:12:42-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Campus USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thank you for Pound Ridge Conservation Board Member Ellen Grogan for supplying text and photos.  The Town of Pound Ridge (Westchester County) used a NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant to fund the planting of a white oak (Quercus alba) in a prominent spot in the Town’s [...]

9 06, 2021

Town of Brookhaven Tree Planting & Community Giveaway for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-09T09:22:35-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Town of Brookhaven Environmental Analyst Alan Duckworth advises folks on planting and care of their new native tree seedlings as part of the Town’s Arbor Day 2021 celebration. Photo Courtesy Town of Brookhaven On Friday, April 30th, the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County (Long [...]

3 06, 2021

Geneseo Boy Scout Troop 4070 Hosts Community Planting Event Aided by Council Grant

By |2021-06-03T09:36:08-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Geneseo Troop 4070 Boy Scouts Garren (orange shirt) and Billy (grey jacket) help two elementary-age boys plant a tree at Long Point Park. Boy Scouts of America Troop 4070 of Geneseo led a Community Planting and Gardening Event at Long Point Park on Saturday, April [...]

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