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7 11, 2023

The Great Tree Search of New York City 2023

By |2023-11-06T16:07:37-05:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: Community Science, History, Innovative Projects and Programs|Comments Off on The Great Tree Search of New York City 2023

Guest Contributor: Julie Heffernan, Communications Coordinator, Environment and Planning, NYC Parks New York City is known for great food, impressive art and towering architecture, among many other things, but how many people think about the Great Trees of New York—those that stand out as unique symbols [...]

31 08, 2020

Washington Square Park Eco Projects & Co-founder Georgia Silvera Seamans

By |2021-02-27T23:06:32-05:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Arboriculture, Community Science, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Urban Forest Ecology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Georgia Silvera Seamans (center) with the interactive Washington Square Park Eco Projects Mobile Exhibit. Photo Courtesy Street Lab Georgia Silvera Seamans is the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco Projects in New York City. She is an urban forester, independent researcher, and writer. Georgia has [...]

31 07, 2017

Meet the NYC Natural Areas Conservancy 2017 Summer Field Interns

By |2017-07-31T13:22:52-04:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Community Science, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Research, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

NYC's Natural Areas Conservancy welcomed nine summer field interns from the City University of New York (CUNY). Over the course of eight weeks, the CUNY teams are studying NYC’s ecological health in 12 parks in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Led by Conservancy ecologists, the students are collecting data on [...]

26 04, 2017

SCA and NYRP Partner Up for 2017 Earth Day in NYC

By |2017-04-26T20:33:56-04:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Community Science, Nonprofits, NYC, Tree Planting, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volunteers of all ages made native plant seed balls for distribution across the five boroughs of NYC. All photos courtesy Student Conversation Association On the 47th Annual Earth Day on April 22, 2017, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and young people from the Student Conservation [...]

28 12, 2016

Top Seven Blog Posts of 2016

By |2016-12-28T22:24:43-05:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Arboriculture, Awards, Bare Root, Community 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 [...]

26 04, 2016

TreesCount! 2015: NYC’s Third Street-Tree Census

By |2016-06-29T15:43:02-04:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Community Science, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Tree Inventory|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  At TreesCount! 2015 orientation events, NYC Parks staff and their partners met with volunteer citizen scientists to talk about how the ongoing census helps the City, how citizen scientists can participate in the data collection, and how the census methodology works in the field. [...]

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