Arbor Day Foundation

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 [...]

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 [...]

16 04, 2024

Onondaga County Has Two New Tree Cities!

By |2024-04-11T14:17:23-04:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Tree City USA|Comments Off on Onondaga County Has Two New Tree Cities!

Contributing Writer: Leanna Nugent, Community Forestry & Natural Resources Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County The Town of Geddes and the Village of Camillus were each designated as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Arbor Day Foundation annually awards [...]

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 [...]

2 01, 2024

Calling All Mentors!

By |2023-12-29T15:26:18-05:00January 2nd, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA, Volunteers, Youth|Comments Off on Calling All Mentors!

Would you like to make a difference in helping kids to grow up appreciating, valuing, and knowing something about trees? NYSUFC is currently enrolling mentors for a pilot grant program called the TREE TEAM, which has been initiated to help winning New York State schools move [...]

13 11, 2023

The Tree City Application Deadline Is Less Than One Month Away!

By |2023-11-13T16:15:49-05:00November 13th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Tree City USA|Comments Off on The Tree City Application Deadline Is Less Than One Month Away!

Be a part of the 2023 Tree City USA community in New York. Apply for Tree City USA status by December 1st, 2023. Last year, New York State had 174 approved Tree Cities, one of the best showings in the country! Want to learn more about the Tree [...]

11 10, 2023

Save Lemurs! If You Will Be Attending the World Forum on Urban Forests

By |2023-10-11T17:14:22-04:00October 11th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Conferences|Comments Off on Save Lemurs! If You Will Be Attending the World Forum on Urban Forests

Kicking off at 8:00am on Monday 16 October, plan to pick up your name badge at the Renaissance Washington on Sunday, October 15th from 2pm-7pm. Every badge picked up on Sunday will plant a tree in Madagascar to restore critical lemur habitat. Learn more about this important [...]

9 08, 2023

Annual New York ReLeaf Conference in Hempstead, Part One

By |2023-08-09T17:34:23-04:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Comments Off on Annual New York ReLeaf Conference in Hempstead, Part One

Good tree info. Great new contacts. Fun. The traditional tree people trifecta proved to be in full force at the thirtieth annual New York ReLeaf Conference. From July 20-22, 2023, arborists gathered on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The theme of the [...]

19 07, 2023

Q and A with Dan Lambe, CEO, Arbor Day Foundation, on the Women in the Tree Industry

By |2023-07-25T14:50:19-04:00July 19th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Arboriculture|Comments Off on Q and A with Dan Lambe, CEO, Arbor Day Foundation, on the Women in the Tree Industry

Photos courtesy of Arbor Day Foundation Q: To begin with how long have you been in the arboricultural industry? A: Seventeen years. I've been in nonprofit work my whole professional life, mainly focusing on consumer law issues, insurance issues. I came to [...]

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