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3 06, 2024

Reminder! The New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) ReLeaf conference is two months away!

By |2024-05-30T15:59:58-04:00June 3rd, 2024|Categories: Conferences, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Comments Off on Reminder! The New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) ReLeaf conference is two months away!

This year’s conference features three tracts: equity and engagement, research and technology, and planning and funding. Join your fellow tree people from across the state for talks from: Leslie Berckes– Executive Director, Urban and Community Forestry Society; Deborah Hilbert, Ph.D– Many Trees Consulting; Josh Behounek– Davey [...]

30 05, 2024

North Rockland TREE TEAM Arbor Day Planting Ceremony!

By |2024-05-28T16:05:44-04:00May 30th, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation|Comments Off on North Rockland TREE TEAM Arbor Day Planting Ceremony!

Contributing Writer: Ashley Ely, Class of 2024, North Rockland High School UAccessLife The first thing the assembled audience heard was the North Rockland Symphony Orchestra playing music to commemorate the planting of the Inclusion Tree. For an early celebration of Arbor Day, [...]

29 05, 2024

Project Learning Tree Educator Training! August 16, 2024, 9:00am – 1:00pm

By |2024-05-28T16:06:13-04:00May 29th, 2024|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs|Comments Off on Project Learning Tree Educator Training! August 16, 2024, 9:00am – 1:00pm

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers, educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12. It uses the forest as a window to create awareness and knowledge of the natural world and address environmental issues. PLT [...]

28 05, 2024

$22.5 Million Available for Climate Smart Communities Projects

By |2024-05-23T14:26:41-04:00May 28th, 2024|Categories: Climate Change, Grants, Research|Comments Off on $22.5 Million Available for Climate Smart Communities Projects

Grant funding is now available for municipalities across the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change. Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced $22.5 million is now available for the Climate Smart Communities Grant Program. Eligible projects can include reducing flood risk and emissions from food waste, [...]

23 05, 2024

Registration Now Open! Annual ReLeaf Conference – July 24-26 in Albany, NY

By |2024-05-23T13:51:46-04:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Conferences, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Comments Off on Registration Now Open! Annual ReLeaf Conference – July 24-26 in Albany, NY

The most “tree-tacular” conference in New York is about two months away! Visit the ReLeaf Conference page to register and view the agenda for the ReLeaf Conference and book your hotel room now in the block. This year’s conference features three tracts: equity and engagement, research and technology, [...]

14 05, 2024

An Arbor Day Space Tree at Bronx Community College

By |2024-05-28T16:04:38-04:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, Innovative Projects and Programs|Comments Off on An Arbor Day Space Tree at Bronx Community College

Bronx Community College (BCC) was selected as one of fifty sites nationwide to receive a living piece of spaceflight history to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics: an American sycamore seedling grown from a tree seed that flew around the Moon on NASA’s Artemis I mission [...]

13 05, 2024

Trees, Please!

By |2024-05-08T13:03:00-04:00May 13th, 2024|Categories: Trees Please|Comments Off on Trees, Please!

Washington Hawthorn from Arbor Day Seedling, Food Source for Cedar Waxwings/Photo Jim DeLellis “Is the tree as it rises delighted with its many branches, each one like a poem?” — Mary Oliver

8 05, 2024

In the Latest Issue of City Trees

By |2024-05-02T17:04:08-04:00May 8th, 2024|Categories: City Trees Magazine, Urban & Community Forestry Society|Comments Off on In the Latest Issue of City Trees

In the May-June edition of City Trees Magazine: Fresh for Everyone: A Look Back at the 2024 Municipal Forestry Institute (and an Interest Form for 2025!) Johan Östberg and Gustav Nässlander on their Arborist Exchange adventure from Sweden to Washington DC, Baltimore, and NYC USFS and Partners on Why [...]

7 05, 2024

A Great Arbor Day in Ballston Spa!

By |2024-05-03T15:07:17-04:00May 7th, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation|Comments Off on A Great Arbor Day in Ballston Spa!

Contributing Writer: Kristopher Williams, Invasive Species Coordinator, Capital Region Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management The Village of Ballston Spa Park and Tree Board sponsored an informative and fun Arbor Day Tree Planting and Maintenance Demonstration at Kelly Park on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Two American [...]

6 05, 2024

Planning for the 2024 Tour des Trees

By |2024-05-02T16:58:45-04:00May 6th, 2024|Categories: Advocacy, Innovative Projects and Programs|Comments Off on Planning for the 2024 Tour des Trees

The 2024 Tour des Trees will take place from Sunday, September 22 through Saturday, September 28 starting in Stamford, Connecticut, towards and around Martha’s Vineyard, and ending in Providence, Rhode Island.  An annual long-distance cycling adventure, the Tour des Trees serves as the primary public outreach [...]

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