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19 03, 2021

DEC Hosts Virtual Tree City, Tree Campus, Tree Line USA Celebration

By |2021-03-23T01:37:32-04:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Awards, DEC, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

NYSDEC State Forester Rob Davies opened the Tree City/Campus/Line USA celebration by acknowledging the difficulties of 2020 and the way in which nearly all recreation had to move outside, bringing further awareness to the critical importance of urban and community trees and green spaces. He quoted his [...]

18 03, 2021

NYS Urban Forestry Council is Hiring a Part-Time Equity & Justice Coordinator

By |2021-04-06T01:35:13-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applications due April 15, 2021 Job Description: The New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) is a 501(c)3 organized formally in 1999 to advise and assist the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in executing its urban and community forestry program. The mission of the NYSUFC is [...]

5 03, 2021

Paul Smith’s College Arboriculture & Landscape Mgmt Program, with Randall Swanson

By |2021-03-23T01:14:16-04:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Higher Education|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Paul Smith’s Arboriculture & Landscape Management student practices safe tree climbing and pruning skills. Randall Swanson has been the Program Coordinator for Paul Smith’s College Arboriculture & Landscape Management (AALM) program since 1989.  Can you tell us about your own educational trajectory and career?  Randall [...]

25 02, 2021

2021 NY ReLeaf Conference: July 23 & Virtual, with Regional Small Outdoor Events to Follow

By |2021-03-23T01:16:55-04:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: ReLeaf Conference|Tags: |0 Comments

The 2021 NY ReLeaf Conference will be July 23rd and virtual, with regional small outdoor events to follow. The conference committee is hard at work work on the particulars. Please check back in mid to late March for speaker highlights / program details / outdoor event scoop! [...]

23 02, 2021

Where Women Choose to Walk: Paths to Improving Cities and Nature Series Underway

By |2021-03-23T01:17:42-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Events, Innovative Projects and Programs, USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops, Women in Urban Forestry|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Dr. Adrina Bardekjian and Liza Paqueo are fabulous speakers and facilitators. >>> The monthly discussion series, “Where Women Choose to Walk: Paths to improving cities and nature,” is open to everyone at no cost. Participants are from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds ranging from the global north [...]

23 02, 2021

Urban Forestry Opportunities at Southern University Include Virtual Learning, Scholarships, and Degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Levels

By |2021-02-28T20:42:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Research, Scholarships, Southern University, Technology, Urban Forestry Degree Programs, Urban Forestry Students, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA project team at Southern University Urban Forestry & Natural Resources Department at a wetland soil sampling day in 2019. Left to right: Simbrey Majors, who received a Master degree in Dec 2020; Zhu Ning – Institutional Principle Investigator (PI); Victor Rivera – LSU Co-PI; Chris [...]

16 02, 2021

Yale Forest Forum Webinar Series on The Promise and Practice of Community-Based Forestry

By |2021-02-28T20:43:17-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Environmental Equity, Environmental Justice, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , |0 Comments

Click here to see the full roster of talks and to register The Yale Forest Forum (YFF) has a free spring speaker series underway, hosted by The Forests Dialogue and the Urban Resources Initiative, on The Promise and Practice of Community-Based Forestry. Join the series every Thursday through April [...]

12 02, 2021

DEC Round 15 Urban & Community Forestry Grant Recipients

By |2021-02-28T20:45:50-05:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: DEC, Funding|Tags: , |0 Comments

Snowy egret fishing on a section of the Bronx River. The Bronx River Alliance (bronxriver.org) was one of the recipients of a 2020 DEC-mediated grant, which will be used for tree planting in the Bronx River floodplain. The funds come from the NY Environmental Protection Fund [...]

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