We are excited to be following the progress of former student ambassador to NY ReLeaf, Nafisa Tabassum, who at the time of ReLeaf was working as an urban forest technician with Syracuse City Arborist Steve Harris. Nafisa earned her degree in Sustainable Energy Management from SUNY-ESF in [...]
So many accomplishments to celebrate in 2019! You can see the report in flip mag form on Issuu or read a PDF here. The NYSUFC treasures its many partners who made all this good work possible. Thank you, friends!
An article about SUNY-ESF alum and Council Past President David Moore appeared in the Winter 2020 edition of ESF Magazine, a publication for alumni and friends of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Called “Alumnus Honored as ‘Trailblazer’ Promotes Benefits of Urban Forestry,” the interview [...]
Dan (far left) teaching kids in the Capital Region about tree planting on Arbor Day 2019. Dan Gaidasz is the NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Program Technical Coordinator. Where did you grew up? Were you interested in nature from an early age? Dan Gaidasz: I [...]
In his capacity as Arborist for the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation, James Kaechele demonstrated how to properly plant a limón sutil tree (Citrus aurantifolia) to a community in the Peruvian Amazon. All Photos Courtesy James Kaechele & Fruit Tree Planting Foundation What skills does an [...]
Steve Harris at the Syracuse Parks Department’s annual community tree planting event involving approximately 100 trees and 100 volunteers. The event is organized in partnership with local partners Cornell Cooperative Extension-Onondaga County and Onondaga Earth Corps. “It is always the highlight of the year,” Steve says. [...]
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The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2020 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Many blog posts have appeared here about past recipients of this grant and how they used [...]
As an undergrad, Andrea Nieves worked on aquatic research projects at Hartwick College’s Pine Lake Environmental Campus in Oneonta, NY. Andrea Nieves is the NYSDEC Environmental Education Assistant in the Urban Forestry program, covering the needs of the Trees for Tribs program as well. I [...]
Deadlines extended!! One of the benefits of being a Council member is being eligible for these conference and training scholarships. Please use the brief scholarship application form to apply to any of these: Society of Municipal Arborists 55th Annual International Conference and Trade Show - $199 scholarships [...]