22 07, 2021

Council Recognizes Nancy Wolf with Heartwood Award

By |2021-07-23T08:01:25-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Awards, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , |3 Comments

You may recognize this year’s Heartwood Award winner as the author of the meticulously researched and lively document, “How it Happened: New York ReLeaf—A Brief History of Urban Forestry in the United States and the Creation of the New York State Program, Part 1.” Part 1 is [...]

19 03, 2021

DEC Hosts Virtual Tree City, Tree Campus, Tree Line USA Celebration

By |2021-03-23T01:37:32-04:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Awards, DEC, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

NYSDEC State Forester Rob Davies opened the Tree City/Campus/Line USA celebration by acknowledging the difficulties of 2020 and the way in which nearly all recreation had to move outside, bringing further awareness to the critical importance of urban and community trees and green spaces. He quoted his [...]

20 06, 2019

David Moore’s Advice to Budding Urban Foresters

By |2019-06-20T13:41:50-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Municipal Forestry Insitute, NYC, Organizational News|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

David guest speaking for an urban forestry class at SUNY-ESF (College of Environmental Science & Forestry). Seven Considerations for Budding Urban Foresters   By David Moore, Senior Tree Supervisor, City of Oakland, California Photos Courtesy David Moore NYSUFC Past President (2015-2017) David Moore, 34, is [...]

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 [...]

29 04, 2019

Arbor Day Ceremony in Albany Honors Mary Kramarchyk Beck, DEC Poster Contest Winners

By |2019-04-29T16:12:23-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Art and Folklore, Awards, DEC, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

NYSDEC Urban Forestry Program Coordinator Gloria Van Duyne presented a framed copy of the Arbor Day 2019 poster to winner Paul Bergwall, who is from the Rochester area. Paul worked for Kodak for many years and then became an art teacher. He and his wife were [...]

22 04, 2019

David Moore Wins Arbor Day Foundation Trailblazer Award

By |2019-04-22T23:57:50-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Congratulations, David! You are indeed a Trailblazer and very much worthy of this recognition. All best from your many friends at the NYSUFC. The Council is jubilant that Past President David Moore has won the Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) Trailblazer Award, given to a professional [...]

12 04, 2019

Joyful 2019 Urban Forestry Awards Celebration

By |2019-04-12T13:47:11-04:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, DEC, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: |0 Comments

Along with showing their support and helping to accept Syracuse’s Tree City USA Award, a team from Onondaga Earth Corps (OEC) shared recent OEC achievements with the audience. From left to right: Syracuse City Arborist Stephen Harris, OEC Crew Leader Shadrach McKinney, Crew Leader Taveon Stenson, [...]

14 05, 2018

Winning 2018 Fifth Grade NY Arbor Day Poster Contest Artist

By |2018-05-15T09:28:31-04:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Arbor Day, Awards, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Congratulations to 5th grader Sydney Starkey from Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, who won the 5th Grade 2018 NY Arbor Day poster contest! This year’s theme was “Trees for Bees.” She is seen here with her parents, Catherine and David, at the DEC Urban Forestry [...]

28 04, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Announces $2.2 Million in UCF Grants

By |2018-04-28T22:38:52-04:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: Arbor Day, Awards, Funding, Tree City USA|Tags: , |0 Comments

Also in this update from the Governor’s office: DEC Honored with 10-Year Achievement in Sustainable Forest Management Status for Forest Certification Student and State Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners Announced Highlighting Albany’s 16th Year as a Tree City USA Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced $2.2 million [...]

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