Arboriculture

12 09, 2023

At the Fair With New York State Arborists

By |2023-09-13T13:05:58-04:00September 12th, 2023|Categories: Advocacy, Arboriculture, Cornell Cooperative Extension|Comments Off on At the Fair With New York State Arborists

New York State Arborists has sponsored a booth at the New York State Fair since 1982. That makes this the fortieth year. (Covid resulted in no Fair in 2020.) Dedicated volunteers help people who drop by with concerns about their trees. Every square inch [...]

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 [...]

18 07, 2023

Writing for the Trees: Climbing Through the Green Ceiling

By |2023-07-17T17:28:45-04:00July 18th, 2023|Categories: Arboriculture, Essays and Reflections, International Society of Arboriculture|Comments Off on Writing for the Trees: Climbing Through the Green Ceiling

In this installment of a somewhat regular feature, NYSUFC Board Member, author, blogger and Taking Root editor Jean Zimmerman takes a look at how female arborists are changing the tree business, from the ground up. Photos courtesy of Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop; American Forests; ISA [...]

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 [...]

29 04, 2023

Urban Eden Demonstration Videos from Cornell Horticulture Institute Director Dr. Nina Bassuk

By |2023-04-29T09:47:26-04:00April 29th, 2023|Categories: Arboriculture, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Innovative Projects and Programs, Urban Horticulture Institute, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Urban Eden Demonstration Videos from Cornell Horticulture Institute Director Dr. Nina Bassuk

In one of the Urban Eden video series, Nina Bassuk, and Zac Rood of the Cornell Landscape Architecture Department, demonstrated how to select for the best containerized woody plant material. Urban Eden Demonstration Videos from Cornell Horticulture Institute (UHI) Director Dr. Nina Bassuk Nina Bassuk [...]

16 02, 2023

Widening the Funnel: Issues and Actions for Addressing Low Urban Tree Diversity, with Dr. Grant Thompson

By |2023-02-16T19:57:16-05:00February 16th, 2023|Categories: Arboriculture, Research, Society of Municipal Arborists, Training, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Widening the Funnel: Issues and Actions for Addressing Low Urban Tree Diversity, with Dr. Grant Thompson

We know the critical importance of diversifying tree canopy in cities. What are the obstacles to getting to our biodiversity goals for urban forests, and how can they be overcome? On February 13, Dr. Grant Thompson of Genus Landscape Architects presented a superb webinar on Widening the [...]

12 01, 2023

Jan/Feb Issue of City Trees Features Rural Urban Forestry, Young Professionals, 2022 MFI Photos

By |2023-01-12T14:17:33-05:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: Arboriculture, City Trees Magazine, Innovative Projects and Programs, Society of Municipal Arborists|Tags: |Comments Off on Jan/Feb Issue of City Trees Features Rural Urban Forestry, Young Professionals, 2022 MFI Photos

City Trees is the magazine of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) and is freely available to everyone. Here’s how you can access City Trees, an international, bimonthly online magazine about all things urban forestry:  The Jan/Feb 2023 City Trees is here From the Jan/Feb 2023 link (or any other issue [...]

9 12, 2022

ISA Certified Arborist Course Jan 9-13, 2023: Online or In-Person (Buffalo)

By |2022-12-09T16:24:28-05:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Training|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Council Board Member and Board Certified Master Arborist Glenn Gentzke is well regarded for his ISA Certified Arborist Training Course. This iteration in January 2023 can be taken in person (Buffalo) or on Zoom. ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Course Jan 2023 Glenn Getzke

9 12, 2022

ReLeaf Region 3 Gathering at Lasdon Arboretum a Rousing Success

By |2022-12-09T16:07:59-05:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Some of the attendees of the ReLeaf Region 3’s December 2022 meeting at Lasdon Arboretum in Katonah (Westchester County), enjoying a crisp and sunny early winter day. Photo by Christina McLaughlin Thank you to NY ReLeaf Region 3 Co-chairs Jean Zimmerman and George Profous for [...]

5 12, 2022

Recommended Podcast: This Old Tree, with Doug Still

By |2022-12-05T10:10:25-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Essays and Reflections, History, Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , |0 Comments

This Old Tree: Heritage trees and the human stories behind them. Hosted by Doug Still Old trees are awe inspiring links to the past that fire our historical imagination. Ever wonder what their stories are? Seasoned arborist and amateur historian Doug Still interviews local experts, historians, and [...]

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