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11 08, 2022

Arbor Day Foundation Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Call for Proposals

By |2022-08-11T14:29:22-04:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Call for Proposals: Click HERE to Submit Your T.R.E.E. Proposal Today! From ADF:  As the Arbor Day Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary, our simple mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees has had an immense impact all over the globe. [...]

8 08, 2022

Council Joins Signatories to Inflation Reduction Act UCF Support Letter

By |2022-08-08T13:05:49-04:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear Leader Schumer and Speaker Pelosi: The undersigned organizations, many of which are members of the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition, are writing to strongly support the important urban and community forest provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. From combating climate change and creating more equitable [...]

2 08, 2022

ReLeafers Stream into Watertown: A Pictorial Recap

By |2022-08-10T08:25:05-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference|0 Comments

ReLeaf goers were grateful for the tree shade during the Watertown Downtown Arboretum tour. Photo by Karen Emmerich   Watertown Planning and Community Development Director Mike Lumbis led the tour of the Watertown Downtown Arboretum. Here, he's alongside the dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides), planted [...]

2 08, 2022

2022 Tree City USA Reward Grants Announced for Fall Planting

By |2022-08-02T14:43:04-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tree planters in South Glens Falls, New York. New York State Senator Daphne Jordan is third from right.  The intent of this competitive grant is to encourage municipalities to sustain their community forestry program and maintain their status as a Tree City USA through a [...]

25 07, 2022

NYC Parks, Formula E, and DHL Partner to Plant Trees in Red Hook, Brooklyn

By |2022-07-25T11:17:27-04:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Funding, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Partnerships, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Formula E Presenter Derin Odetosoye introduces the partnership and video. See the video here The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, DHL, and NYC Parks recently partnered to leave a positive legacy behind after the New York City E-Prix, planting 50 trees in Red Hook [...]

19 07, 2022

Municipal Forestry Institute 2022 – Deadline Aug 7 to Apply – Diversity Scholarships Available

By |2022-07-19T05:41:44-04:00July 19th, 2022|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, SMA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Apply now for MFI 2022! Diversity Scholarships Available Sept 25-30 2022 at Bowling Green State University  Bowling Green, Ohio The Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) is an intensive, high-level week-long training that provides personal and professional development opportunities for key urban forestry decision makers. This unique leadership training [...]

14 07, 2022

The Nina Bassuk Retirement Interview

By |2022-07-21T11:25:13-04:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Higher Education, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Nina Bassuk, Organizational News, Research, Tree Planting, UHI, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute, Women in Urban Forestry|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

by Michelle Sutton The Council’s beloved Dr. Nina Bassuk (who prefers to go by “Nina”) will formally retire from Cornell at the end of this August (2022). When the world’s foremost authority on street trees and urban forestry retires after 42 years, there’s significant anxiety among those [...]

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