28 02, 2023

Schenectady’s Dynamic Tree Planting Collaboration: 2022 Update

By |2023-02-28T14:52:03-05:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Environmental Justice, Funding, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Training, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Schenectady’s Dynamic Tree Planting Collaboration: 2022 Update

The excellent e-flyer that went out to Schenectady community members in advance of the summer 2022 tree planting. See also the earlier blog post: Schenectady Plants 50 Trees with New Collaborative Initiative In the summer of 2021, ReTree Schenectady, the City of Schenectady, Schenectady County, Community [...]

20 02, 2023

Register for Round 16 UCF Grants Virtual Information Session March 29

By |2023-02-20T11:21:04-05:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: Funding, Grants, NYSDEC|Tags: |Comments Off on Register for Round 16 UCF Grants Virtual Information Session March 29

  NYSDEC hopes to open the Round 16 UCF grant application period grants in spring (keep an eye out around Arbor Day!) If you’re interested in applying, the information session will be very useful for you. It will be recorded and sent to folks who register, so [...]

3 02, 2023

Webinar on Navigating Grant Funding: Municipal Success Stories

By |2023-02-03T11:53:13-05:00February 3rd, 2023|Categories: Funding, Grants, NYSDEC, Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on Webinar on Navigating Grant Funding: Municipal Success Stories

Webinar: Navigating Grant Funding: Municipal Success Stories On March 1st, 2023, at 1 p.m., please join the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York State Association of Regional Councils on a webinar to hear other municipalities discuss successful strategies to access and manage grant funding. [...]

12 12, 2022

Explore the Climate & Economic Justice Screening Tool

By |2022-12-12T09:32:34-05:00December 12th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Funding|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool will be used to track the Justice40 Initiative, a key deliverable of the Inflation Reduction Act. Major funding is provided for urban and community forestry grant applicants in the IRA. Here's what we know thus far about the IRA funding [...]

2 12, 2022

Scholarship Opportunities for NYSUFC Members to Attend NYS Arborists Conference

By |2022-12-05T10:49:23-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Funding, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

From NYSUFC President Steve Harris:  Hello New York State Urban Forestry Council members and potential members! As 2022 comes to a close, we wanted to thank you for your support of the Council and highlight a benefit of membership that we hope you will take advantage of: [...]

4 11, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act UCF Funding Takeaways from Recent SMA Town Hall

By |2022-11-04T16:41:04-04:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Funding, Society of Municipal Arborists, USFS|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Photo by Leslie Berckes The Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) recently hosted a virtual Town Hall to learn more about $1.5 billion in additional federal funding for urban and community forestry (UCF) provided by the Inflation Reduction Act. The Town Hall moderator was SMA Executive [...]

4 10, 2022

Funded Research Opportunities at Green-Wood Cemetery

By |2022-10-04T13:34:12-04:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Funding, NYC, Research|Tags: |0 Comments

Art Presson Application Period for Green-Wood’s 2023 Research Awards in Urban Environmental Science and Human/Nature Interactions is now open! In November 2021, Green-Wood launched two new research awards designed for emerging investigators. 2022 projects were selected in February 2022; you can read about them in this [...]

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 [...]

6 09, 2022

What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act for Urban and Community Forests?

By |2022-09-06T14:32:14-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Funding, USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The NYSUFC was one of the signatories to a letter to Congress in support of the urban and community forestry related funding within the Inflation Reduction Act. Here's an except from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) press release that breaks down how the money will be allocated. [...]

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