NY ReLeaf

5 12, 2022

Lessons from Superstorm Sandy Ten Years On

By |2022-12-05T09:04:17-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: NY ReLeaf, NYC, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

An example of flooding-related root failure in NYC in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. NYC Parks and Recreation Superstorm Sandy was the sixth most costly hurricane in the history of the U.S. In NYC, 48 people died, thousands were evacuated, and there was an estimated [...]

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 [...]

8 11, 2022

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY for the NYS URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL

By |2022-11-08T07:07:37-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, Organizational News|Tags: , |0 Comments

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY for the NYS URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL Acting as an independent contractor and not an employee, the Executive Secretary (ES) will serve the Board of Directors of the New York State Urban Forestry Council. The Council President and the Executive Committee will provide direct supervision of [...]

4 10, 2022

ReLeafers Meet in Newburgh for Pruning Workshop & Green Infrastructure Tour

By |2022-10-04T13:35:50-04:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Workshops, Volunteers|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pound Ridge Conservation Board Chair Ellen Grogan practices structural pruning on a young tree with instruction from DEC Region 3 Senior Forester George Profous at a NY ReLeaf workshop and tour in Newburgh. Photo by Gloria Van Duyne On Friday, September 30, 2022, NY ReLeaf [...]

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 [...]

9 04, 2022

Save the Date: 2022 NY ReLeaf Conference in Watertown

By |2022-04-09T16:47:55-04:00April 9th, 2022|Categories: NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The beautiful Jefferson Community College campus in Watertown, on the Black River. The 2022 NY ReLeaf Conference will be July 21-23 at Jefferson Community College on the Black River in Watertown. ReLeaf Conferences are known for their excellent programs, socializing, and affordability. The Region 6 [...]

23 08, 2021

Watch NY ReLeaf 2021 Talks on YouTube

By |2021-08-23T16:10:42-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: |0 Comments

We've posted the 2021 Virtual ReLeaf Conference presentations on our Council YouTube channel. Professor Rebecca Hargrave gave a superb talk on Structural Pruning of Young Trees, and there are terrific talks on Birds and Bats in the Urban Forest, Trees and Human Health, Tree Stewardship Partnerships in [...]

2 10, 2020

Building & Maintaining Your Healthy Community Forest Webinar

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , |0 Comments

This webinar is hosted by Southern Adirondack ReLeaf and is free and open to all. 10/28 9 AM Southern Adirondack ReLeaf – Building and maintaining your healthy community forest Registration Link: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecb9b4b40ae24efe4267132ebeea8cbce Join NY ReLeaf for a webinar on building and maintaining your healthy community forest! Starting a new [...]

10 07, 2020

How it Happened: The History of NY ReLeaf

By |2021-02-27T23:06:54-05:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: History, NY ReLeaf|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Welcome to Part One of Council Cofounder Nancy Wolf’s meticulously researched and lively How it Happened: New York ReLeaf A Brief History of Urban Forestry in the United States and the Creation of the New York State Program Part 1 of 2 Answering questions such as: How does [...]

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