NY ReLeaf 2014 participants marvel over the monkey puzzle tree (Araucaria araucana) in Hofstra's campus pinetum. This year’s NY ReLeaf conference is July 20-22 at Hofstra University on Long Island. The theme is “Keeping trees in mind – Planning for a better tomorrow” so please [...]
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 [...]
One of two mature copper beech (Fagus sylvatica Atropurprea) at Wave Hill in the Bronx. Photo by Jean Zimmerman Council Board Members Jean Zimmerman and Andy Hillman were featured recently on Doug Still's This Old Tree podcast. Jean, an arborist, author of seven books, blogger, [...]
See Report as PDF See Report as Flip-mag on Issuu Our 2022 Annual Report features Penfield's rousing first-ever Arbor Day celebration; the 2022 NY ReLeaf Conference in Watertown; Nancy Wolf's History of Urban and Community Forestry in NY, Part 2; and Nina Bassuk's partial retirement and recognition [...]
Liana Gooding served as Executive Secretary for the Council from early 2015 to the end of 2022. Those eight years were highly productive years for the Council in good measure because of Liana’s competence, reliability, consistency, and patient nature. “She was my right-hand person the whole time [...]
2023 NY ReLeaf Conference; Quick Start Grants; DEC Tree Seedling Sale; Advice for Writing about Urban and Community Forestry Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.
South Glens Falls, Spring of 2022 The New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) is pleased to announce available funding for New York communities who aren't yet a Tree City USA to hold a Spring 2023 tree planting and ceremony event. Communities can apply for [...]
1) Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards” which is an expansion of Five Branches of Transplanting Success & a Deeper Look at “Fall Hazards” 2) Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: ‘Regal Prince’ Oak 3) American Chestnut Restoration Updates 4) Underutilized [...]
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: [...]