30 04, 2021

See Recipients of Additional $1.18 Million in NYS Urban & Community Forestry Grants

By |2021-04-30T12:55:47-04:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: DEC, Grants|0 Comments

In celebration of Arbor Day, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that grants totaling $1.18 million have been awarded to communities across the state to inventory, plant, and maintain public trees. The grants are part [...]

24 03, 2021

Urban and Community Forestry Grants from the USDA Forest Service Apps due April 16

By |2021-03-29T00:37:52-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Grants, USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is making $1 million available via its 2021 Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program. Applications Due: April 16, 2021 Eligible Entities: city or township governments, county governments, and others The USDA Forest Service Urban & [...]

29 01, 2021

Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by Feb 26 for 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grant to Help You Get There

By |2021-02-28T20:48:48-05:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2021 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Communities can apply for up to $1,000. Funding has been provided by the USDA Forest Service.  INFO AND [...]

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, DEC, Diseases and Insects, Grants, 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 [...]

21 01, 2021

Community Tree Recovery Grants through Arbor Day Foundation

By |2021-02-27T23:04:00-05:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Grants|Tags: , |0 Comments

Community Tree Recovery Program: "Tell us about your 2021 tree needs!" Have questions? Please contact Lachel Bradley-Williams at lbradley-williams@arborday.org. The Community Tree Recovery program is designed to help support canopy recovery for those experiencing tree loss caused by wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and invasive pest species. This [...]

1 12, 2020

Town of Bedford Plants “Generation Oak” with Council Grant Support

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Planting the swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor) they’ve named the “Generation Oak,” the Town of Bedford celebrates the legacy that tree planting leaves for future generations, and gives a delightful nod to Star Trek Next Generation. Town of Bedford Conservation Board Chair Simon Skolnik said, [...]

13 11, 2020

TD Green Space Grant Application Now Open! – $20,000 US

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Grants|Tags: |0 Comments

Applications are now being accepted for the TD Green Space Grants program, a collaboration of TD Bank Group and the Arbor Day Foundation aimed at supporting vibrant, sustainable, and healthy North American cities through the strategic development and enhancement of green spaces and natural areas. TD Green [...]

13 11, 2020

Beacon’s Fall Planting with Aid of Council Grant

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Photo and Text Courtesy of Beacon Recreation Director Mark Price The Beacon Tree Committee, with the help of the Department of Public Works, planted trees in celebration of Fall and future shade at the South Ave Park Basketball Court on Friday, November 6. Three specimen-size red maples [...]

10 11, 2020

North Tonawanda’s Joyful Tree Planting, Assisted by Council Grant

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: , |0 Comments

Super video from North Tonawanda about their recent planting event aided by a Tree City USA Reward Grant from our Council. Starting at the 3:02 mark you get to see the planting in action. Director at North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation, Parks & Seniors Alex Domaradzki [...]

2 11, 2020

2021 Community Resilience Grants: App is “Short & Straightforward”

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Funding, Grants|Tags: , |0 Comments

Here's an opportunity to use community forestry best management practices as a way to reduce disaster impacts and mitigate climate change. To build resilience! The National League of Cities 2021 Leadership in Community Resilience program is now accepting proposals from cities seeking additional funding for resilience-related projects. Each city [...]

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