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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Multigenerational Tree Watertown volunteers gather every fall for a bare root tree planting event. Here, volunteers assemble in fall of 2018. Story by Michelle Sutton, NYSUFC Editor 🌳 Photos Courtesy Tree Watertown The City of Watertown (population ~ 25,000, in Jefferson County) is an esteemed [...]
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Kim Zhang at Little Island Park in NYC in the summer of 2021. Kim Zhang grew up in the Bronx but has spent most of her adult life working and going to college in Syracuse. Next week she starts a new job as the City [...]
Matt Viglucci is the Environmental Education Assistant for DEC's Urban and Community Forestry Program Greetings! My name is Matt, and I am pleased to introduce myself to the urban forestry community! Having grown up in Delmar, New York, my parents frequently took my brother and [...]
A survey is on its way to the email inboxes of NYS municipalities which will inform the urban forestry support programs for communities going forward. Former longtime NYSUFC Board Member and now Forest Resources & Arboriculture PhD Student Rebecca Hargrave is heading this up in conjunction with [...]
The video introduces folks to the joy of tree planting and other collabs that the NYSUFC, in partnership with NYSDEC, helps foster via funds, education, networking/social media, and more. It was prepared by Council Editor Michelle Sutton and scored by Council Past President David Moore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3yUag17Hto&t=2s
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