26 10, 2020

Cassadaga Honors Loss of Young Girl with Tree Planting, Celebrates First Year as Tree City USA

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

The Village of Cassadaga in Chautauqua County recently celebrated Arbor Day and dedicated a newly planted dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) to a seven-year-old Cassadaga girl, Emmaline A. Wilcox, tragically killed in a car accident last spring. Nate Murray (above left) from the Region 9 DEC Office attended [...]

19 06, 2020

Quick Start Grant Recipient Town of Glenville Achieves Tree City USA Status, Plants 200 Trees

By |2021-02-27T23:07:24-05:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Quick Start Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Town of Glenville staff Matt and Joe plant trees as part of the community’s extended 2020 Arbor Day celebration, funded in part by a NYSUFC Quick Start grant. The Town also recently achieved Tree City USA status. Congrats to Glenville! This account was provided by [...]

30 04, 2020

Socially Distanced-Style, CCE Nassau Plants Tree for Arbor Day

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County planted a red oak (Quercus rubra) tree on Arbor Day on April 24th at the new location for their administration office. CCE Nassau County Hort and UCF Educator, Council Board Member, and ISA Certified Arborist Vinnie Drzewucki [...]

6 02, 2020

Liverpool NY 2nd Annual Arbor Day Celebration

By |2020-02-06T09:54:13-05:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As part of the Village of Liverpool’s 2019 Arbor Day celebration, elementary students wrote and performed skits about trees. Thank you to the Village of Liverpool and Deputy Mayor Christina Fadden (Fitch) for forwarding this terrific account and photos of their 2019 celebration, funded by [...]

12 11, 2019

2020 Quick Start Grants Info & Application

By |2019-11-12T19:52:37-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2020 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Many blog posts have appeared here about past recipients of this grant and how they used [...]

16 07, 2019

Village of Cassadaga & Lily Dale Assembly’s First Arbor Day Celebration

By |2019-07-16T15:05:50-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Organizational News, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cassadaga and Lily Dale residents planting a ‘Red Sunset’ red maple (Acer rubrum) at Cassadaga ball fields. Cassadaga and Lily Dale are located about an hour southwest of Buffalo. An Arbor Day grant of $1000 and instruction from Council Board Member Lori Brockelbank helped the [...]

8 06, 2019

Central Park Celebration: David Moore’s 2019 ADF Trailblazer Award

By |2019-06-08T09:18:22-04:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Awards, NYC, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lehWNKBTonw About 40 invited guests attended the Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) reception on June 6th in the Arsenal at Central Park to honor David Moore’s recognition as ADF 2019 Trailblazer. The Trailblazer Award recognizes outstanding achievement in arboriculture and/or urban forestry by professionals under 35. At the [...]

12 05, 2019

For Arbor Day 2019, Hofstra Adds Pink-Flowering Dogwoods to its Campus Arboretum

By |2019-05-12T20:35:21-04:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Tree Campus USA, Tree Planting|Tags: , |1 Comment

All photos by Kathy King On April 24, four pink-flowering dogwood trees were planted on the Hofstra campus in Hempstead, Long Island in celebration of Arbor Day 2019. The planting is part of an ongoing effort by the university’s Tree Advisory Committee to create a [...]

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