6 12, 2019

2019 SMA Conference Report-Back (in Pictures)

By |2019-12-06T15:55:58-05:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Partners Community Forestry, SMA|0 Comments

Downtown Cleveland at sunset, with ice skating rink at lower right. Photo by Owen Croy Recently, Council members such as Past President Andy Hillman, current Vice President Secretary Steve Harris, Board Members Lori Brockelbank and Mike DeMarco, and Council Editor Editor Michelle Sutton attended the [...]

5 12, 2019

Buffalo City Forester Ross Hassinger on Partners in Community Forestry Conference

By |2019-12-05T21:30:29-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

“Of particular interest on the Wednesday tour of Cleveland was a legacy white oak tree in Lakeview Cemetery. It’s one of only a handful of remaining trees thought to have been around at the time Moses Cleveland founded the city in 1796.” -Ross Hassinger  [...]

9 10, 2019

Scholarships for Council Members for SMA, Partners, MFI

By |2019-10-09T16:22:35-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships, SMA|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 03, 2019

Danielle Gift on What the Partners in Community Forestry Conference Means to Her

By |2019-03-26T20:29:18-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, NYC, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=J6w06gqmO1I NYC Parks Tree Preservation Senior Project Manager Danielle Gift reflects here on her experiences attending the Partners in Community Forestry (“Partners”) Conference, which includes the affiliated Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) Conference. The next Partners will take place November 20-21, 2019 in Cleveland, just after the [...]

26 11, 2017

Up With Trees! SMA Tulsa Conference Highlights

By |2017-12-08T23:58:59-05:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Essays and Reflections, Nonprofits, Partners Community Forestry, SMA, Society of Municipal Arborists|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Up with Trees headquarters in Tulsa. Photo: upwithtrees.org Recently, Council members such as Past President Andy Hillman, Secretary Steve Harris, Board Member James Kaechele, and myself (Blog Editor Michelle Sutton) attended the Annual Conference of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA). It was held November [...]

8 12, 2016

Our Woman in Indy: Christine Manchester Reports from Partners in Community Forestry Conference

By |2016-12-08T22:53:20-05:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Essays and Reflections, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: , |0 Comments

Chris Manchester ISA Certified Arborist Christine (Chris) Manchester is the naturalist and sustainability coordinator for the Town of Dewitt, and as such she is heavily involved in the oversight of Dewitt’s urban forest. The NYSUFC provided financial assistance to Manchester to reimburse some of her [...]

28 11, 2014

Reflections from the SMA Conference in Charlotte

By |2014-11-28T23:53:48-05:00November 28th, 2014|Categories: Partners Community Forestry, SMA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

by Michelle Sutton, TAKING ROOT Editor Two posts ago, Mike Duran-Mitchell shared reflections from the 2014 Partners in Community Forestry Conference that took place Nov 5-6 in Charlotte, NC. Just prior to Partners were professional meetings and conferences like that of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA). [...]

13 11, 2014

Mike Duran-Mitchell on the Charlotte PCF Conference

By |2016-06-29T15:35:09-04:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Partners Community Forestry|Tags: , , |0 Comments

You can count on Mike Duran-Mitchell to live-tweet important events in urban forestry, like our own NY ReLeaf Conference at Hofstra on Long Island last July and the recent Partners in Community Forestry (PCF) Conference in Charlotte. Mike is the Director of Tree Giveaways for the New [...]

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