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8 11, 2022

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY for the NYS URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL

By |2022-11-08T07:07:37-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY for the NYS URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL Acting as an independent contractor and not an employee, the Executive Secretary (ES) will serve the Board of Directors of the New York State Urban Forestry Council. The Council President and the Executive Committee will provide direct supervision of [...]

7 11, 2022

NYSDEC Grant Opportunity: Replanting after Ash Tree Losses

By |2022-11-30T13:01:36-05:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: Grants, NYSDEC, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

River birch grove, Vassar College campus arboretum. Michelle Sutton The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Lands and Forests Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) Program is pleased to announce available funding for tree planting in disadvantaged communities after ash tree loss. The purpose is [...]

6 09, 2022

DEC’s Lowville Arboretum in the North Country, with Glen Roberts

By |2022-09-06T13:16:25-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYSDEC, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus) in the Lowville Forestry Demonstration Area Arboretum. Council Board Member and Longtime Region 6 Senior Forester Glen Roberts retired earlier this year after 31 years with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Roberts had the good fortune to work [...]

25 04, 2022

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

By |2022-04-25T11:27:03-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Grants, NYSDEC, ReLeaf Workshops, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

23 03, 2022

Recognizing NYS Tree City Communities, Tree Line USA Utilities, and Tree Campus Higher Education Awardees

By |2022-03-23T11:28:24-04:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, NYSDEC, Tree Campus Higher Education, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Program Coordinator Gloria VanDuyne highlighted some of the 168 Tree City USA communities in New York State, along with 23 Tree Campus Higher Education designees, and 5 Tree Line USA utilities in DEC's March 17th online celebration. Seventeen NYS communities also received [...]

16 02, 2022

View Recorded Tribal Values for the Natural World Les Benedict Talk

By |2022-02-16T09:02:05-05:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: NYSDEC, ReLeaf Workshops, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DEC ReLeaf has made this recording available in case you missed the Tribal Values for the Natural World talk with Les Benedict of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe. DEC's UCF Partnerships Coordinator Christina McLaughlin facilitated the webinar and says, "We hope you enjoy the presentation, and thank [...]

25 01, 2022

NYSDEC Announces New Community Forest Conservation Grant Program

By |2022-01-25T17:22:23-05:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: Funding, Grants, NYSDEC|0 Comments

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, [...]

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