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5 12, 2022

Recommended Podcast: This Old Tree, with Doug Still

By |2022-12-05T10:10:25-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Essays and Reflections, History, Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

5 12, 2022

Lessons from Superstorm Sandy Ten Years On

By |2022-12-05T09:04:17-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: NY ReLeaf, NYC, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

3 12, 2022

Underutilized Urban Trees: Crimson Spire Oak

By |2022-12-03T15:05:49-05:00December 3rd, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Diseases and Insects, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees|0 Comments

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. [...]

2 12, 2022

Scholarship Opportunities for NYSUFC Members to Attend NYS Arborists Conference

By |2022-12-05T10:49:23-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Funding, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

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: [...]

30 11, 2022

Village of Nyack Fall Planting Event with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-30T14:53:17-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

30 11, 2022

Village of Warwick Celebrates Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-30T09:55:05-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Members of the Park Avenue Elementary School Student Council helped backfill five tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) trees during the October 2022 fall planting celebration in the Village of Warwick. The Village of Warwick held a tree planting event on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Veterans Memorial [...]

28 11, 2022

Tuxedo Park Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-28T13:25:44-05:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|0 Comments

Thanks to Chiu Yin Hempel of the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board for forwarding photos and the following info about this event in Orange County. [Ed. note: the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board website is exceptionally good!] On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory [...]

16 11, 2022

At John Bowne High School Tree Nursery in Queens, Teachers & Students Look Forward to Spring as They Prepare for Winter

By |2022-11-19T09:26:31-05:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, NY ReLeaf, NYC, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

John Bowne High School Agriculture Teacher Jane Zhu (at right) with two of her students, readying the school nursery's woody plants for overwintering. Story and Photos by Nancy Wolf, Environmental Education Consultant, Member of New York City (Region 2) ReLeaf  This fall, John Bowne High [...]

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