24 08, 2021

St. Johnsville Arbor Day Planting (with Musical Accompaniment)

By |2021-08-24T13:36:52-04:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Arbor Day participants surround a newly planted mountain ash tree (Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal') in the 1921 Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Park in St. Johnsville, New York. Among the group are NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Jessica Singleton, Constituent Services liaison to NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey [...]

13 07, 2021

New Rochelle Honors County Parks Workers with Bur Oak Specimen Tree

By |2021-07-13T07:40:38-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Westchester Parks Foundation, Westchester County Parks Recreation and Conservation staff, and other dignitaries attended the ceremonial bur oak planting in New Rochelle. Photo Courtesy Westchester Parks Foundation Thank you to Westchester Parks Foundation for providing this account of the planting/celebration. See also this blog post [...]

11 06, 2021

Town of Pound Ridge Dedicates White Oak to Essential Workers for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-11T10:12:42-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Campus USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thank you for Pound Ridge Conservation Board Member Ellen Grogan for supplying text and photos.  The Town of Pound Ridge (Westchester County) used a NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant to fund the planting of a white oak (Quercus alba) in a prominent spot in the Town’s [...]

9 06, 2021

Town of Brookhaven Tree Planting & Community Giveaway for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-09T09:22:35-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Town of Brookhaven Environmental Analyst Alan Duckworth advises folks on planting and care of their new native tree seedlings as part of the Town’s Arbor Day 2021 celebration. Photo Courtesy Town of Brookhaven On Friday, April 30th, the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County (Long [...]

3 06, 2021

Geneseo Boy Scout Troop 4070 Hosts Community Planting Event Aided by Council Grant

By |2021-06-03T09:36:08-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Geneseo Troop 4070 Boy Scouts Garren (orange shirt) and Billy (grey jacket) help two elementary-age boys plant a tree at Long Point Park. Boy Scouts of America Troop 4070 of Geneseo led a Community Planting and Gardening Event at Long Point Park on Saturday, April [...]

20 05, 2021

Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment Celebrates Arbor Day 2021 with Tree Planting

By |2021-05-20T12:20:37-04:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Students from the Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment (BASE) planted trees on the grounds of NYC Department of Education’s Prospect Heights High School in Brooklyn. Thank you to Arbor Day Project Coordinator Nancy Wolf for providing this account and to Elizabeth Otte/BBG for [...]

18 05, 2021

Town of Gardiner Residents Host Joyful Arbor Day Celebration

By |2021-05-18T16:02:44-04:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants|Tags: , |0 Comments

Gardiner residents learn how to properly plant a tree with a Magnolia ‘Ann’ in Majestic Park. Photos Courtesy Climate Smart Gardiner Taskforce The Town of Gardiner’s Climate Smart Gardiner Taskforce furnished this account of their Arbor Day event on April 24, 2021, funded in part [...]

29 01, 2021

Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by Feb 26 for 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grant to Help You Get There

By |2021-02-28T20:48:48-05:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2021 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Communities can apply for up to $1,000. Funding has been provided by the USDA Forest Service.  INFO AND [...]

1 12, 2020

Town of Bedford Plants “Generation Oak” with Council Grant Support

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Planting the swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor) they’ve named the “Generation Oak,” the Town of Bedford celebrates the legacy that tree planting leaves for future generations, and gives a delightful nod to Star Trek Next Generation. Town of Bedford Conservation Board Chair Simon Skolnik said, [...]

1 12, 2020

2021 DEC Annual Arbor Day Poster Contest Seeks Photography, Artwork Entries

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, DEC|Tags: |0 Comments

2020 Arbor Day poster. Photo by Paul Bergwall Poster submissions due December 31, 2020. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the start of DEC’s annual Arbor Day Original Artwork poster contest. Each year, DEC’s Urban and Community Forestry [...]

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