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. [...]

11 08, 2022

Arbor Day Foundation Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Call for Proposals

By |2022-08-11T14:29:22-04:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Call for Proposals: Click HERE to Submit Your T.R.E.E. Proposal Today! From ADF:  As the Arbor Day Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary, our simple mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees has had an immense impact all over the globe. [...]

25 07, 2022

NYC Parks, Formula E, and DHL Partner to Plant Trees in Red Hook, Brooklyn

By |2022-07-25T11:17:27-04:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Funding, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Formula E Presenter Derin Odetosoye introduces the partnership and video. See the video here The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, DHL, and NYC Parks recently partnered to leave a positive legacy behind after the New York City E-Prix, planting 50 trees in Red Hook [...]

9 06, 2022

Town of Penfield’s First Arbor Day a Roaring Success

By |2022-06-09T21:09:11-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

 The Conservation Board and the Planning Department of the Town of Penfield hosted a tree planting event and giveaway in Rothfuss Park, sponsored in part by a $1000 Quick Start grant from the NYSUFC. We at the Council are really impressed with the event Penfield organized! [...]

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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