Environmental Justice

22 09, 2022

The Ultimate Urban Forestry Resources Page …

By |2022-09-22T11:04:42-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Environmental Justice, Funding, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Invasive Plants, NY ReLeaf, Research, Tree Campus Higher Education, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute, USFS|0 Comments

... is here at NYSUFC! Benefits of Trees and Urban Forests Climate Change Environmental Justice Grants Invasive Plants, IPM, Pests, and Diseases Municipal Certifications Professional Organizations State and Local Assistance Tools and Training Tree Boards & Tree Ordinances  Tree Identification Tree Inventories & Urban Forest Management Plans [...]

22 06, 2022

Rahma Food Forest: Permaculture in Practice on Syracuse’s South Side

By |2022-07-29T17:36:23-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Environmental Justice, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Urban Forest Ecology, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Along with all community members, medical providers and staff from Rahma Free Health Clinic in Syracuse can enjoy picking fresh fruit like apples, Asian pears, medlar, paw paw fruit, and more. With Frank Cetera, written by Michelle Sutton Photos Courtesy The Alchemical Nursery The Rahma [...]

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: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

17 03, 2022

Seneca Village, Central Park, and Considering the Consequences of Community Expropriation in the Creation of Parks

By |2022-03-22T21:38:08-04:00March 17th, 2022|Categories: Environmental Justice, Essays and Reflections, History, NYC|Tags: , , |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ct9iepqScxk&ab_channel=Smarthistory Above: a superb video and conversation between archeologist Dr. Diana Wall and art historian Dr. Steven Zucker about Seneca Village, the predominantly Black community that was razed in the process of creating Central Park. Alex Martin Seneca Village, Central Park, and Considering the Consequences [...]

2 12, 2021

Kathy Lawrence on Her Municipal Forestry Institute Experience

By |2021-12-03T17:46:20-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Environmental Justice, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Kathy Lawrence Kathy Lawrence is the dynamic Board Chair for the Greater Newburgh Parks Conservancy. She received some financial assistance from the Council toward attending MFI. She shares this reflection from the training.    With advice and support from some amazing folks at the New [...]

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 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 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: Diseases and Insects, Environmental Justice, NYSDEC, 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|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 [...]

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