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23 05, 2024

Registration Now Open! Annual ReLeaf Conference – July 24-26 in Albany, NY

By |2024-05-23T13:51:46-04:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Conferences, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Comments Off on Registration Now Open! Annual ReLeaf Conference – July 24-26 in Albany, NY

The most “tree-tacular” conference in New York is about two months away! Visit the ReLeaf Conference page to register and view the agenda for the ReLeaf Conference and book your hotel room now in the block. This year’s conference features three tracts: equity and engagement, research and technology, [...]

9 08, 2023

Annual New York ReLeaf Conference in Hempstead, Part One

By |2023-08-09T17:34:23-04:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Comments Off on Annual New York ReLeaf Conference in Hempstead, Part One

Good tree info. Great new contacts. Fun. The traditional tree people trifecta proved to be in full force at the thirtieth annual New York ReLeaf Conference. From July 20-22, 2023, arborists gathered on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The theme of the [...]

26 07, 2023

Oakwood Cemetery Walking Tour

By |2023-08-03T17:48:11-04:00July 26th, 2023|Categories: History, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Workshops|Comments Off on Oakwood Cemetery Walking Tour

Two dozen enthusiasts accompanied Don Leopold on a tree biology and ID walk though historic Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse on June 21 to learn about the 160-acre site’s fantastic urban forest. Leopold, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Environmental Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and [...]

1 06, 2023

June TAKING ROOT News is Here!

By |2023-06-01T14:25:06-04:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: City Trees Magazine, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, ReLeaf Conference, TAKING ROOT News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on June TAKING ROOT News is Here!

In this issue of TAKING ROOT, Register Now for the 2023 NY ReLeaf Conference; Meet Fiona Watt, New Director of NYSDEC Division of Lands and Forests and New York State Forester; DEC Urban and Community Forestry Grants - Round 16 is Open; A New Direction for Michael [...]

17 05, 2023

Meet Fiona Watt, NYSDEC Lands & Forests New Director and New York State Forester

By |2023-05-17T13:22:44-04:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, Natural Areas in the Urban Forest, NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, Organizational News, Urban Forest Ecology|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Meet Fiona Watt, NYSDEC Lands & Forests New Director and New York State Forester

Fiona Watt joined DEC on February 21, 2023, after more than 25 years at NYC Department of Parks & Recreation. Photo Courtesy NYSDEC We at the NYSUFC are pleased to reprint this piece, with permission, from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Lands [...]

9 12, 2022

ReLeaf Region 3 Gathering at Lasdon Arboretum a Rousing Success

By |2022-12-09T16:07:59-05:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Some of the attendees of the ReLeaf Region 3’s December 2022 meeting at Lasdon Arboretum in Katonah (Westchester County), enjoying a crisp and sunny early winter day. Photo by Christina McLaughlin Thank you to NY ReLeaf Region 3 Co-chairs Jean Zimmerman and George Profous for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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