18 11, 2021

Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by Feb 10 for 2022 NYSUFC Quick Start Grant to Help You Get There

By |2021-11-18T09:24:11-05:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

Volunteers for ReTree the District-Buffalo The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for New York communities who aren't yet a Tree City USA to hold a Spring 2022 tree planting and ceremony event. Communities can apply for up to [...]

12 11, 2021

Arbor Day Foundation Grant Opportunities

By |2021-11-12T10:05:58-05:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|0 Comments

Photo by Kathy King, Hofstra University NYS municipalities and NGOs have been receiving funding from the Arbor Day Foundation! ADF Project Development Manager for NYS Ashley Thiemann (Work: 402-473-9645; Cell: 402-875-2675; email thiemanna@arborday.org) is happy to answer your questions about the opportunities below. Ashley says: We [...]

9 11, 2021

Colonie Tree Planting Celebration with Help of Council Grant

By |2021-11-10T12:08:37-05:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

With the help of a Council Tree City USA Reward Grant, Town of Colonie (Albany County) Conservation Advisory Council volunteers planted two sugar maples (Acer rubrum), one Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata), and two river birches (Betula nigra). NYSUFC Grants Committee member Mary Beck (far right, above) [...]

30 09, 2021

Fall Planting Recipients of Council Tree City USA Reward Grants Announced

By |2021-09-30T09:02:32-04:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|0 Comments

The intent of this competitive grant is to encourage municipalities to sustain their community forestry program and maintain their status as a Tree City USA through a celebratory tree planting in which a large specimen tree or a grove of trees is planted in a prominent location [...]

24 08, 2021

St. Johnsville Arbor Day Planting (with Musical Accompaniment)

By |2021-08-24T13:36:52-04:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Arbor Day participants surround a newly planted mountain ash tree (Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal') in the 1921 Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Park in St. Johnsville, New York. Among the group are NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Jessica Singleton, Constituent Services liaison to NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey [...]

13 07, 2021

New Rochelle Honors County Parks Workers with Bur Oak Specimen Tree

By |2021-07-13T07:40:38-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Westchester Parks Foundation, Westchester County Parks Recreation and Conservation staff, and other dignitaries attended the ceremonial bur oak planting in New Rochelle. Photo Courtesy Westchester Parks Foundation Thank you to Westchester Parks Foundation for providing this account of the planting/celebration. See also this blog post [...]

23 06, 2021

Fall 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grants & Tree City USA Reward Grants Application Period Open

By |2021-07-02T15:21:23-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Quick Start Grants: Applications due September 9th, 2021 The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce Quick Start grants for communities to hold a tree planting event in the fall of 2021 celebrating Arbor Day, with the intention of moving toward becoming a Tree City USA. [...]

11 06, 2021

Town of Pound Ridge Dedicates White Oak to Essential Workers for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-11T10:12:42-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Campus USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thank you for Pound Ridge Conservation Board Member Ellen Grogan for supplying text and photos.  The Town of Pound Ridge (Westchester County) used a NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant to fund the planting of a white oak (Quercus alba) in a prominent spot in the Town’s [...]

9 06, 2021

Town of Brookhaven Tree Planting & Community Giveaway for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-09T09:22:35-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Town of Brookhaven Environmental Analyst Alan Duckworth advises folks on planting and care of their new native tree seedlings as part of the Town’s Arbor Day 2021 celebration. Photo Courtesy Town of Brookhaven On Friday, April 30th, the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County (Long [...]

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