Arbor Day

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 [...]

9 04, 2024

New Paltz Tree City USA Recognition Event 2024

By |2024-04-05T15:17:54-04:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA|Comments Off on New Paltz Tree City USA Recognition Event 2024

For the second consecutive Thursday, representatives of New York State Tree Lines, Tree Campuses and Tree Cities gathered to celebrate their accomplishments in 2023, this week at SUNY New Paltz. State Forester Fiona Watt kicked off the morning with some remarks on the achievements [...]

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 [...]

14 09, 2023

Deadline extended to September 30th for NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant!

By |2023-09-14T14:10:14-04:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Tree City USA|Comments Off on Deadline extended to September 30th for NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant!

$1,000 AVAILABLE to support planting a large specimen tree or grove of trees in a prominent location within a community. The 2023 New York State Urban Forestry Council Tree City USA Reward Grant   Municipalities in New York State that have been a Tree City USA for [...]

6 07, 2023

2023 NYS Urban Forestry Council Tree City USA Reward Grant Notice

By |2023-07-07T07:47:55-04:00July 6th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree City USA|Comments Off on 2023 NYS Urban Forestry Council Tree City USA Reward Grant Notice

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Communities in New York State that have been a Tree City USA for at least the past [...]

4 06, 2023

Village of Hempstead, Council Quick Start Grant, and a Swamp White Oak Planting Celebration

By |2023-06-04T13:29:37-04:00June 4th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , |Comments Off on Village of Hempstead, Council Quick Start Grant, and a Swamp White Oak Planting Celebration

The Village of Hempstead Arbor Day Celebration took place on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Village of Hempstead Park, Denton Green located on James A. Garner Way in Hempstead, New York. The Arbor Day event provided community members and students an opportunity to become involved in [...]

23 05, 2023

Long Island Arboricultural Association Service Event at Bayard Cutting Arboretum

By |2023-05-24T11:00:33-04:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day, Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, Volunteers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Long Island Arboricultural Association Service Event at Bayard Cutting Arboretum

Council Board Member Vinnie Drzewucki also serves on the board of the Long Island Arboricultural Association (LIAA). He writes: "Every year the Long Island Arboricultural Association (LIAA) does a tree service event for Arbor Day for a not-for-profit organization, where our members, staff volunteers, and family members bring their [...]

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