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22 09, 2022

Urban Forestry Fundamentals, Part 1: Concepts and Terms

By |2022-09-23T08:17:45-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, i-Tree|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Sugar maples (Acer saccharum) and other street trees planted in the tree lawn in Pine Plains, NY. Part 1 introduces Urban Forestry concepts and terms. Part II covers why and how to think like an urban forester when selecting and caring for trees. Written by [...]

4 05, 2022

Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria)

By |2022-05-04T15:44:56-04:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Bare Root, Tree Planting, Trees for Parks, Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The striking pyramidal habit of a young shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria). All photos by Michelle Sutton In Watertown, New York, Urban Forestry Program Manager Mike DeMarco is a fan of shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria), which the city plants bare root, at small caliper (1.25 or [...]

16 04, 2022

Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards”

By |2022-04-21T10:28:17-04:00April 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Technology, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Bare root harvested trees retain a much higher percentage of fine roots (right) than balled-and-burlapped trees (left, with soil removed), but not all street tree species survive bare root transplanting well. Dr. Nina Bassuk and her team looked not just at how many roots a harvested [...]

25 02, 2022

Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

By |2022-03-03T12:15:31-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Recommended Urban Trees, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Forest Management Plans, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Multigenerational Tree Watertown volunteers gather every fall for a bare root tree planting event. Here, volunteers assemble in fall of 2018. Story by Michelle Sutton, NYSUFC Editor 🌳 Photos Courtesy Tree Watertown The City of Watertown (population ~ 25,000, in Jefferson County) is an esteemed [...]

6 12, 2021

Town of Ulysses Tree & Shrub Planting in 2020 and 2021 with Council Grant Assistance

By |2021-12-06T19:34:38-05:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Bare Root, Grants, Tree Planting|0 Comments

Ulysses “Sylvan Day” fall tree planting of swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor). (The Ulysses Tree Advisory Council refers to an autumn tree planting holiday as “Sylvan Day.”) Left to right are Pamela Markham of the Ulysses Tree Advisory Council and volunteers Alina and her mom Wendy.  [...]

25 01, 2021

Watertown Utilizes DEC Grant for Tree Planting & EAB Treatment

By |2021-02-28T20:51:50-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Bare Root, Diseases and Insects, Grants, NYSDEC, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Thank you to City of Watertown Planner and Council Board Member Mike DeMarco for providing this summary and photos.  In October 2018, the City of Watertown was awarded a $20,250 tree planting grant through the New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Urban and Community [...]

28 12, 2016

Top Seven Blog Posts of 2016

By |2016-12-28T22:24:43-05:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Arboriculture, Awards, Bare Root, Citizen Science, Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Recommended Urban Trees, Research, Top Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our Council's blog was viewed more than 19,500 times in 2016! Here are the year's seven most-viewed posts. Blight-resistant chestnut seedlings. Photo by Allen Nichols Over a thousand people read Participate in the Reintroduction of the American Chestnut … by Simply Planting a Few Nuts. "Now [...]

19 05, 2016

Onondaga Lake Park Tree Planting to Regenerate Canopy after EAB

By |2016-05-19T11:24:45-04:00May 19th, 2016|Categories: Bare Root, Emerald Ash Borer, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

OCSWCD & CCE staff and volunteers planting bare-root trees.                                                                           [...]

1 03, 2016

ReTree the District is Taking Root in Buffalo’s University District

By |2016-03-01T22:41:21-05:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Bare Root, Nonprofits|Tags: , |1 Comment

Hundreds of students from the University at Buffalo have participated in ReTree the District. For many, this is an opportunity to meet neighbors and learn more about the community surrounding campus. Photos by Darren Cotton by Darren Cotton, Board Vice President, University Heights Collaborative What [...]

27 01, 2016

Northeast PA’s Bare Root Tree Community Buy: 10,000 and Counting

By |2017-10-01T22:43:26-04:00January 27th, 2016|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Above: Retired MD Dr. Henry Street of the Laporte PA Borough Shade Tree Commission illustrates how easy it is for volunteers to handle bare root trees, which typically contain 200% more roots (especially fine absorptive roots) than balled and burlapped trees of similar caliper. Cornell Urban Horticulture [...]

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