IRA Funding for UCF; Grant to Replace Ash Trees; Fall Planting Celebrations Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.
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: [...]
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 [...]
The Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) Board recently voted to make City Trees freely available to everyone. Here's how you can access City Trees, an international, bimonthly online magazine about all things urban forestry. The Sept/Oct 2022 City Trees is here From the Sept/Oct 2022 link (or any [...]
ReLeaf goers were grateful for the tree shade during the Watertown Downtown Arboretum tour. Photo by Karen Emmerich Watertown Planning and Community Development Director Mike Lumbis led the tour of the Watertown Downtown Arboretum. Here, he's alongside the dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides), planted [...]
Tree planters in South Glens Falls, New York. New York State Senator Daphne Jordan is third from right. The intent of this competitive grant is to encourage municipalities to sustain their community forestry program and maintain their status as a Tree City USA through a [...]
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 [...]
Nina Bassuk Retirement; ReLeaf Conference; Shingle Oak; 2021 Annual Report; more. Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.
After more than 40 years at Cornell University, Dr. Nina Bassuk will be retiring* this August! Nina's Cornell colleagues are planning a celebration for July 29, 2022 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cornell Botanic Garden’s Nevin Center. They hope you can come. Please send any photos [...]
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