16 02, 2021

Yale Forest Forum Webinar Series on The Promise and Practice of Community-Based Forestry

By |2021-02-28T20:43:17-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Environmental Equity, Environmental Justice, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , |0 Comments

Click here to see the full roster of talks and to register The Yale Forest Forum (YFF) has a free spring speaker series underway, hosted by The Forests Dialogue and the Urban Resources Initiative, on The Promise and Practice of Community-Based Forestry. Join the series every Thursday through April [...]

6 01, 2021

Creating More Equitable Urban Forests by Understanding and Responding to Historical Trauma

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Environmental Equity, Environmental Justice, Nonprofits, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The author, Christine Carmichael (far left), with a group of volunteers at a street tree-planting event in Detroit, Michigan in 2015. All photos courtesy of the author. Creating More Equitable Urban Forests by Understanding and Responding to Historical Trauma By Christine E. Carmichael, Ph.D., Founder [...]

14 10, 2020

Successful Tree Planting, Rochester’s Urban El Camino Trail in DEC Conservationist Magazine

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: DEC, Diseases and Insects, Environmental Justice, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

See the recent online edition of NYS Conservationist for interesting features, including one coauthored by DEC UCF staff Christina McLaughlin and Dan Gaidasz on "How to Plant a Tree Successfully." There's also a piece called "Strides through an Urban Trail" about Rochester's El Camino: Butterhole-Seneca Park Trail, [...]

16 07, 2019

What is Buffalo Rain Check? A Pictorial Introduction

By |2019-07-16T19:34:18-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Environmental Justice, Innovative Projects and Programs, Stormwater|Tags: |0 Comments

Students in a summer program test out the porosity of the porous pavement installed in the bike lane as part of Buffalo Rain Check’s Kenmore Avenue Green Streets Project. In addition to public works departments, many cities find a driving force for urban forestry is [...]

10 07, 2018

Deadline to Apply for Environmental Justice Grants Extended to July 27, 2018

By |2018-07-10T15:00:27-04:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: DEC, Environmental Justice, Environmental Protection Fund, Grants|0 Comments

DEC Extends Application Period for Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants Deadline to Apply for Grants Extended to July 27, 2018 Green infrastructure (bioswale). Photo by Karen Emmerich New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the extension of the application [...]

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