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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: [...]

8 11, 2022


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 [...]

31 08, 2022

City Trees Magazine Now Freely Available to All

By |2022-08-31T12:08:56-04:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Nonprofits, Organizational News, Society of Municipal Arborists|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

2 08, 2022

ReLeafers Stream into Watertown: A Pictorial Recap

By |2022-08-10T08:25:05-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 08, 2022

2022 Tree City USA Reward Grants Announced for Fall Planting

By |2022-08-02T14:43:04-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

27 05, 2022

Nina Bassuk Retiring! Celebration in July, Memory Book

By |2022-05-27T09:35:49-04:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Organizational News, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: |0 Comments

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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