23 08, 2021

Watch NY ReLeaf 2021 Talks on YouTube

By |2021-08-23T16:10:42-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: DEC, NY ReLeaf, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: |0 Comments

We've posted the 2021 Virtual ReLeaf Conference presentations on our Council YouTube channel. Professor Rebecca Hargrave gave a superb talk on Structural Pruning of Young Trees, and there are terrific talks on Birds and Bats in the Urban Forest, Trees and Human Health, Tree Stewardship Partnerships in [...]

22 07, 2021

Council Recognizes Nancy Wolf with Heartwood Award

By |2021-07-23T08:01:25-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Awards, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , |3 Comments

You may recognize this year’s Heartwood Award winner as the author of the meticulously researched and lively document, “How it Happened: New York ReLeaf—A Brief History of Urban Forestry in the United States and the Creation of the New York State Program, Part 1.” Part 1 is [...]

19 04, 2021

2021 ReLeaf Program Preview

By |2021-04-22T21:34:10-04:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: ReLeaf Conference|Tags: |0 Comments

Register Here for NY ReLeaf 2021 From NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Partnership Coordinator Christina McLaughlin and the Region 9 Conference Planning Committee comes the just-released conference agenda for the virtual NY ReLeaf gathering on Friday, July 23, 2021. Speakers include DEC's Carl Herzog on Conversation of [...]

25 02, 2021

2021 NY ReLeaf Conference: July 23 & Virtual, with Regional Small Outdoor Events to Follow

By |2021-03-23T01:16:55-04:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: ReLeaf Conference|Tags: |0 Comments

The 2021 NY ReLeaf Conference will be July 23rd and virtual, with regional small outdoor events to follow. The conference committee is hard at work work on the particulars. Please check back in mid to late March for speaker highlights / program details / outdoor event scoop! [...]

7 10, 2020

Artist, Arborist, and Horticulturist Noreen Riordan

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Insects, EAB, Member Profiles, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Noreen at the Friday picnic of the 2018 NY ReLeaf Conference in Rochester. Photo by Michelle Sutton Noreen Riordan attended the Rochester ReLeaf Conference in 2018. She lives in Henrietta and serves a greater Rochester territory as an Arborist Representative for Bartlett Tree Experts. Her [...]

30 09, 2019

Council Member Profile: Arborist & Educator Berna Ticonchuk

By |2019-09-30T20:06:01-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, ReLeaf Conference|0 Comments

Berna in front of a Parrotia persica at the 2019 NY ReLeaf Conference in Rochester. Arborist Berna Ticonchuk coordinates the Horticulture program at Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) and teaches the Introduction to Horticulture, Tree Culture and Maintenance, Plant Propagation, and Certified Applicator Training courses.  [...]

30 09, 2019

Urban Forest Adaptation to Climate Change: Key Tools and Resources

By |2019-09-30T17:45:59-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Climate Change, Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

 At the 2019 NY ReLeaf Conference last July in Rochester, Dr. Leslie Brandt presented a fascinating talk about her work on urban forest adaptation to climate change, and she offered up powerful resources and tools to our community. Here’s a brief summary of those resources compiled by [...]

21 07, 2019

ReLeaf 2019 in Pictures, Part III

By |2019-07-21T18:19:08-04:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Climate Change, Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops, Tree Inventory|Tags: , |0 Comments

Saturday’s keynote speaker, Andrew Revkin (pictured here with his partner, Lisa) brought an international perspective and images in his talk, “Forest Lessons in a Changing Climate.” Revkin is a celebrated environmentalist and musician who, fortunately for us, lives in the Hudson Valley.  Davey Resource [...]

21 07, 2019

ReLeaf 2019 in Pictures: Part II

By |2019-07-23T16:59:08-04:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, ReLeaf Conference, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Young people shone extra bright at the 2019 ReLeaf Conference, injecting energy and enthusiasm into the gathering. After Onondaga Earth Corps (OEC) Director Greg Michel presented about the OEC mission and programming, OEC youth spoke about their experiences. Pictured here, Onondaga Earth Corps Crew Leader Tajuddin [...]

20 07, 2019

ReLeaf 2019 in Pictures: Part I

By |2019-08-02T09:19:49-04:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thank you, NYSDEC staff and Region 3 ReLeaf volunteers, for your hard work putting together a superb ReLeaf Conference. Recent SUNY ESF grads Amandy Cruty (left) and Nafisa Tabassum are working as urban forestry technicians this summer with Syracuse City Arborist Steve Harris. They attended ReLeaf [...]

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