Innovative Projects and Programs

5 12, 2022

Recommended Podcast: This Old Tree, with Doug Still

By |2022-12-05T10:10:25-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Essays and Reflections, History, Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , |0 Comments

This Old Tree: Heritage trees and the human stories behind them. Hosted by Doug Still Old trees are awe inspiring links to the past that fire our historical imagination. Ever wonder what their stories are? Seasoned arborist and amateur historian Doug Still interviews local experts, historians, and [...]

16 11, 2022

At John Bowne High School Tree Nursery in Queens, Teachers & Students Look Forward to Spring as They Prepare for Winter

By |2022-11-19T09:26:31-05:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, NY ReLeaf, NYC, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

John Bowne High School Agriculture Teacher Jane Zhu (at right) with two of her students, readying the school nursery's woody plants for overwintering. Story and Photos by Nancy Wolf, Environmental Education Consultant, Member of New York City (Region 2) ReLeaf  This fall, John Bowne High [...]

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

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 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 [...]

14 07, 2022

The Nina Bassuk Retirement Interview

By |2022-07-21T11:25:13-04:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Research, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

by Michelle Sutton The Council’s beloved Dr. Nina Bassuk (who prefers to go by “Nina”) will formally retire from Cornell at the end of this August (2022). When the world’s foremost authority on street trees and urban forestry retires after 42 years, there’s significant anxiety among those [...]

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 [...]

25 02, 2022

Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

By |2022-03-03T12:15:31-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Recommended Urban Trees, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Forest Management Plans, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Multigenerational Tree Watertown volunteers gather every fall for a bare root tree planting event. Here, volunteers assemble in fall of 2018. Story by Michelle Sutton, NYSUFC Editor 🌳 Photos Courtesy Tree Watertown The City of Watertown (population ~ 25,000, in Jefferson County) is an esteemed [...]

31 12, 2021

Top Seven Blog Posts of 2021

By |2021-12-31T13:17:00-05:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs, Recommended Urban Trees, Research, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Photos by John Kilcullen #1 Sublime “Downtown Doors” Series Photo-Documents Staten Island Trees & Homes from 1940 to Today No one loves Staten Island's trees and homes more than John Kilcullen (and his dog, Walker). This fabulous pictorial with super interesting historical interpretation is not [...]

2 12, 2021

Tree Jays David Moore & Blake Shepard Convert Electrical Conductivity of Plants into an Immersive Sound and Light Experience

By |2021-12-08T09:47:46-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7RYJIDRzmU Above: Moore and Shepard’s installation, Palm Reflections, at the October 14-16, 2021 Autumn Lights Festival at The Gardens at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California enchanted about 3000 visitors nightly and received the Mayor’s Choice Award. Video by David Moore When NYSUFC Past President David Moore moved [...]

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