21 06, 2022

First-Ever Arbor Day Celebrations in Bombay, Oyster Bay, Penn Yan, and South Glens Falls

By |2022-06-21T18:33:32-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

On May 2, 2022 the Town of Bombay (Franklin County; pop. ~ 1357) held its first-ever Arbor Day planting and celebration with 35 folks in attendance. The community planted red maples (Acer rubrum) and Japanese tree lilacs (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk') and gave away tree seedlings, purchased [...]

9 06, 2022

Town of Penfield’s First Arbor Day a Roaring Success

By |2022-06-09T21:09:11-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |Comments Off on Town of Penfield’s First Arbor Day a Roaring Success

 The Conservation Board and the Planning Department of the Town of Penfield hosted a tree planting event and giveaway in Rothfuss Park, sponsored in part by a $1000 Quick Start grant from the NYSUFC. We at the Council are really impressed with the event Penfield organized! [...]

3 06, 2022

Tree City USA Grants for Fall Planting: Apply by July 15th 2022

By |2022-06-03T10:02:18-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |Comments Off on Tree City USA Grants for Fall Planting: Apply by July 15th 2022

Kathy King 2022 Tree City USA Reward Grant Application The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Communities in New York State that [...]

27 04, 2022

2022 TD Tree Days Grants Applications Open

By |2022-04-27T15:30:48-04:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Environmental Justice, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |Comments Off on 2022 TD Tree Days Grants Applications Open

Applications due Wednesday June 1, 2022. TD Bank is now accepting applications for 2022 TD Tree Days projects. TD Tree Days is TD’s flagship tree-planting program. Projects will receive a minimum of $5,000 (maximum is $12,000). To participate, projects must meet the following criteria: Take place in [...]

25 04, 2022

May DEC Webinars: Storytelling for Grants; Trees for Public Health

By |2022-04-25T11:27:03-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: DEC, Grants, ReLeaf Workshops, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , |Comments Off on May DEC Webinars: Storytelling for Grants; Trees for Public Health

Upcoming NYSDEC ReLeaf Webinars Public trees and public health - May 11 Webinar, 12pm – 1:15pm A growing body of scientific research suggests that abundant trees and green space in communities provides important benefits for human health and well-being.  The Green Heart Project in Louisville, Kentucky is one of the [...]

25 02, 2022

Spring 2022 Quick Start Grant Awardees Announced

By |2022-02-25T18:52:32-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |Comments Off on Spring 2022 Quick Start Grant Awardees Announced

Kathy King Fourteen communities have just been notified of their successful applications for a 2022 Quick Start grant. They are the Town of Bombay, Village of Camillus, Town of Geddes, Town of Mount Pleasant, Town of Oyster Bay, Incorporated Village of Patchogue, Town of Penfield, Village [...]

25 01, 2022

NYSDEC Announces New Community Forest Conservation Grant Program

By |2022-01-25T17:22:23-05:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: DEC, Funding, Grants|Comments Off on NYSDEC Announces New Community Forest Conservation Grant Program

NYSDEC announces a new Community Forest Conservation Grant Program. $1 million in grant funds will be available to municipalities for forest land acquisition to establish community forests. The grant program’s goal is to assist communities in the conservation of local forests to create opportunities for public access, [...]

13 01, 2022

Fall Tree Planting in Woodstock, Avon, and Saugerties

By |2022-01-14T14:52:03-05:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Fall Tree Planting in Woodstock, Avon, and Saugerties

Last fall (2021), the Town of Woodstock (Ulster County) planted one red oak (Quercus rubra) and two Kindred Spirit oaks. Kindred Spirit is a hybrid of swamp white oak (Q. bicolor) and the columnar English oak (Q. robur 'Fastigiata'). Photo by Carol March A [...]

6 01, 2022

Town of Dewitt Plants Swamp White Oak on Reclaimed Site with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-01-06T11:01:12-05:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Comments Off on Town of Dewitt Plants Swamp White Oak on Reclaimed Site with Help of Council Grant

Dewitt celebrated 11 years as a Tree City USA in October, 2021, and for the event chose a 3 inch caliper swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor) as the first planting on this reclaimed site. This site used to be a gas station! Longtime Tree City [...]

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|Comments Off on Town of Ulysses Tree & Shrub Planting in 2020 and 2021 with Council Grant Assistance

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.  [...]

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