26 11, 2017

Up With Trees! SMA Tulsa Conference Highlights

By |2017-12-08T23:58:59-05:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Essays and Reflections, Nonprofits, Partners Community Forestry, SMA, Society of Municipal Arborists|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Up with Trees headquarters in Tulsa. Photo: upwithtrees.org Recently, Council members such as Past President Andy Hillman, Secretary Steve Harris, Board Member James Kaechele, and myself (Blog Editor Michelle Sutton) attended the Annual Conference of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA). It was held November [...]

28 08, 2017

Tree City USA Bulletins in English & (In Some Cases) Spanish

By |2017-08-28T23:08:12-04:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Arboriculture, Tree City USA|Tags: |1 Comment

  These abridged versions of 88 of the most popular Tree City USA Bulletins are a free, handy reference for the tree enthusiast or professional arborist. They are provided by the Arbor Day Foundation. Click on the bulletin to access and easily print or download a PDF. [...]

2 06, 2017

SUNY New Paltz Earns Tree Campus USA Designation

By |2017-06-02T16:27:07-04:00June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA|0 Comments

From SUNY New Paltz News: SUNY New Paltz has joined a select group of U.S. colleges and universities that have met campus environment standards established by the Arbor Day Foundation, the nation’s largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees. “Earning Tree Campus USA status demonstrates to [...]

16 05, 2017

NYSUFC Partners with NYSDEC to Award 2017 Arbor Day Project Grants

By |2017-05-16T09:35:32-04:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, DEC, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Photo by Pat Evens For the third consecutive year, the New York State Urban Forestry Council has partnered with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation as the administrative and award mechanism for community Arbor Day grants (once known as “Quick Start” grants), providing a total [...]

11 04, 2017

Another Joyful Tree City/Tree Campus/Tree Line USA Awards Event

By |2017-04-12T11:10:51-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, DEC, Events, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Celebrating Beacon’s 20th year as a Tree City USA! (from left) NYSDEC Urban Forestry Program Assistant Mary Martin, City of Beacon Highway Superintendent Reuben Simmons Jr., DEC Region 3 Senior Forester George Profous, and NYSDEC Urban Forestry Partnerships Coordinator Sally Kellogg. For the NYS urban [...]

8 12, 2016

Our Woman in Indy: Christine Manchester Reports from Partners in Community Forestry Conference

By |2016-12-08T22:53:20-05:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Essays and Reflections, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: , |0 Comments

Chris Manchester ISA Certified Arborist Christine (Chris) Manchester is the naturalist and sustainability coordinator for the Town of Dewitt, and as such she is heavily involved in the oversight of Dewitt’s urban forest. The NYSUFC provided financial assistance to Manchester to reimburse some of her [...]

10 05, 2016

Energy-Saving Trees Program: PSEG Long Island Provided 1,000 Free Trees to Customers

By |2016-06-29T15:41:53-04:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |2 Comments

CCE-Nassau County Horticulture Assistant K.C. Alvey (left) helped with the distribution of free trees to PSEG customers and with giving them planting advice. On April 30, 2016, PSEG Long Island, in partnership with New York State Urban Forestry Council and the Arbor Day Foundation, provided [...]

19 04, 2016

2016 Tree City/Campus/Line USA Awards Ceremony

By |2016-06-29T15:31:18-04:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

NYSUFC Founder Nancy Wolf received an Urban Forestry Award in honor of her many contributions to our field. Current NYS Urban and Community Forestry Program Coordinator Mary Kramarchyk (left) was joined by two former Program Coordinators–Peter Innes and Peter Frank (to Nancy’s left)–who turned out to [...]

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