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2 12, 2021

Tree Jays David Moore & Blake Shepard Convert Electrical Conductivity of Plants into an Immersive Sound and Light Experience

By |2021-12-02T19:59:19-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Art and Folklore, Health Outcomes, Innovative Projects and Programs, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7RYJIDRzmU Above: Moore and Shepard’s installation, Palm Reflections, at the October 14-16, 2021 Autumn Lights Festival at The Gardens at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California enchanted about 3000 visitors nightly and received the Mayor’s Choice Award. Video by David Moore When NYSUFC Past President David Moore moved [...]

2 12, 2021

Kathy Lawrence on Her Municipal Forestry Institute Experience

By |2021-12-03T17:46:20-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Environmental Justice, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Kathy Lawrence Kathy Lawrence is the dynamic Board Chair for the Greater Newburgh Parks Conservancy. She received some financial assistance from the Council toward attending MFI. She shares this reflection from the training.    With advice and support from some amazing folks at the New [...]

30 11, 2021

Attn NYS Municipalities: Urban Forest Management Survey on its Way

By |2021-11-30T07:12:16-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Announcements, Arboriculture, Organizational News, Research|Tags: , |0 Comments

A survey is on its way to the email inboxes of NYS municipalities which will inform the urban forestry support programs for communities going forward. Former longtime NYSUFC Board Member and now Forest Resources & Arboriculture PhD Student Rebecca Hargrave is heading this up in conjunction with [...]

18 11, 2021

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

By |2021-11-18T09:24:11-05:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

12 11, 2021

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

By |2021-11-12T10:48:48-05:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: DEC|Tags: |0 Comments

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

12 11, 2021

Arbor Day Foundation Grant Opportunities

By |2021-11-12T10:05:58-05:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|0 Comments

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 [...]

9 11, 2021

Colonie Tree Planting Celebration with Help of Council Grant

By |2021-11-10T12:08:37-05:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

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) [...]

2 11, 2021

New “About Us” Council Video is on YouTube!

By |2021-11-02T07:38:12-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Organizational News|0 Comments

The video introduces folks to the joy of tree planting and other collabs that the NYSUFC, in partnership with NYSDEC, helps foster via funds, education, networking/social media, and more. It was prepared by Council Editor Michelle Sutton and scored by Council Past President David Moore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3yUag17Hto&t=2s

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