Along with all community members, medical providers and staff from Rahma Free Health Clinic in Syracuse can enjoy picking fresh fruit like apples, Asian pears, medlar, paw paw fruit, and more. With Frank Cetera, written by Michelle Sutton Photos Courtesy The Alchemical Nursery The Rahma [...]
On May 2, 2022 the Town of Bombay (Franklin County; pop. ~ 1357) held its first-ever Arbor Day planting and celebration with 35 folks in attendance. The community planted red maples (Acer rubrum) and Japanese tree lilacs (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk') and gave away tree seedlings, purchased [...]
The Conservation Board and the Planning Department of the Town of Penfield hosted a tree planting event and giveaway in Rothfuss Park, sponsored in part by a $1000 Quick Start grant from the NYSUFC. We at the Council are really impressed with the event Penfield organized! [...]
Kathy King 2022 Tree City USA Reward Grant Application The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Communities in New York State that [...]
Nina Bassuk Retirement; ReLeaf Conference; Shingle Oak; 2021 Annual Report; more. Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.
See Report as PDF See Report as Flip-mag on Issuu Our 2021 Annual Report features Council accomplishments as well as featurettes about Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Consultant Christina B. Smith, DEC UCF Program Environmental Education Assistant Matthew Viglucci, Tree Watertown, and ReTree Schenectady. The Report was designed [...]
After more than 40 years at Cornell University, Dr. Nina Bassuk will be retiring* this August! Nina's Cornell colleagues are planning a celebration for July 29, 2022 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cornell Botanic Garden’s Nevin Center. They hope you can come. Please send any photos [...]
Registration for the 2022 ReLeaf Conference in Watertown is open! Here's a peek at the packed conference program. Along with talks and workshops and social events, at ReLeaf this year you can choose a tour of Thompson Park, the Watertown Downtown Arboretum, or Jefferson Community College. You [...]
The striking pyramidal habit of a young shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria). All photos by Michelle Sutton In Watertown, New York, Urban Forestry Program Manager Mike DeMarco is a fan of shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria), which the city plants bare root, at small caliper (1.25 or [...]
Tree Planting Guidance; ReLeaf Conference; Grants; Free Webinars on Public Trees, Public Health and Storytelling for Grants; More Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.