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2 02, 2024

Could Your K-12 School Qualify for a 2024 NYSUFC Tree Campus Grant?

By |2024-02-02T12:55:49-05:00February 2nd, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, Grants, Tree Campus USA, Youth|Comments Off on Could Your K-12 School Qualify for a 2024 NYSUFC Tree Campus Grant?

New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) invites your school to participate in an exciting new program: the TREE TEAM! The TREE TEAM is a collaboration between K-12 schools and tree professionals, with the goal of moving schools toward recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus [...]

24 01, 2024

In the Latest Issue of City Trees

By |2024-01-24T13:53:03-05:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: City Trees Magazine, Urban & Community Forestry Society|Comments Off on In the Latest Issue of City Trees

In the January-February edition of City Trees Magazine: Lorax in Training: Cesar Garcia's Summer Adventure with the City of Berkeley The Resilient Canopy: Claudia Alzate on Trialing Trees in Cul-de-Sacs and Success with Native Evergreens in Coral Springs, Florida U.S. Forest Service: Street Tree Diversity Reveals [...]

24 01, 2024

Winter Tree ID: Bark, Buds, and Needle Leaves

By |2024-01-24T10:13:58-05:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: Arboriculture, Essays and Reflections|Comments Off on Winter Tree ID: Bark, Buds, and Needle Leaves

Guest Contributor: Georgia Silvera Seamans, Founder, Local Nature Lab; Director, Washington Square Park Eco Projects All photos courtesy Georgia Silvera Seamans Winter is the most wonderful time of the year to notice some of the features of deciduous trees that are overshadowed [...]

23 01, 2024

Trees, Please!

By |2024-01-22T12:46:49-05:00January 23rd, 2024|Categories: Trees Please|Comments Off on Trees, Please!

Tulip Tree/Photo Noreen Riordan, birdsong landscape design   “I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success. I am for those tiny, invisible, loving, human forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like [...]

22 01, 2024

Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by March 7, 2024 for Quick Start Grant

By |2024-01-22T12:42:09-05:00January 22nd, 2024|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA|Comments Off on Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by March 7, 2024 for Quick Start Grant

The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a tree planting event in the spring of 2024 celebrating Arbor Day and to establish a community-based forestry program. Communities can apply for up to $1,000. Funding has been provided [...]

16 01, 2024

Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association 111th Annual Conference

By |2024-01-15T17:16:21-05:00January 16th, 2024|Categories: Arboriculture, Conferences, Research|Comments Off on Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association 111th Annual Conference

The MA Tree Wardens’ meeting on January 9-10, 2024 offered opportunities for learning, networking and fun. The state is different, some of the terminology is different, but New York and Massachusetts share most of the same concerns and have much to teach each other. [...]

8 01, 2024

When Neighbors Need Arbor Mediation

By |2024-01-06T18:36:41-05:00January 8th, 2024|Categories: Arboriculture, Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs|Comments Off on When Neighbors Need Arbor Mediation

Contributing Writer: Doug Still, Consulting Arborist; Host and Producer, This Old Tree radio show and podcast; Providence, R.I. City Forester (2005 to 2022); Past President, Society of Municipal Arborists. Good trees don’t always make good neighbors. We’d like to think so, but “boundary trees” [...]

6 01, 2024

DEC Women in Science Winter Webinar Series Begins January 10, 2024

By |2024-01-06T18:21:28-05:00January 6th, 2024|Categories: NYSDEC, Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on DEC Women in Science Winter Webinar Series Begins January 10, 2024

Join DEC's Hudson River Estuary Program for a virtual Women in Science Winter Speaker Series, four free webinars which take place January 10th, 17th, February 7th and 21st, 2024. Meet and learn from scientists, researchers and environmental educators who work at the intersection of conservation and environmental [...]

4 01, 2024

Writing for the Trees: What’s Your Favorite Tree?

By |2023-12-30T13:21:38-05:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: Writing For The Trees|Comments Off on Writing for the Trees: What’s Your Favorite Tree?

In this installment of a somewhat regular feature, NYSUFC Board Member, author, blogger and Taking Root editor Jean Zimmerman reflects upon the diversity of specimens that might earn the status of a favorite. What's your favorite tree? It’s a simple question. One I [...]

3 01, 2024

Trees, Please!

By |2023-12-29T15:26:09-05:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Trees Please|Comments Off on Trees, Please!

Yellow Birch-A Real Live ENT!/Photo Steve Harris   “Land really is the best art.” — Andy Warhol

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