The R2 Fall ReLeaf workshop was about up-and-coming news and research in urban forestry. All presenters gave permission for their presentations to be shared. Alley Pond Park's Future Forest with Kip Stein, Director of Natural Areas Management, NYC Parks Green Horizons: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary with Christina [...]
Storm Response: Before, During and After Western NY (R8/R9) ReLeaf Workshop November 2, 2023 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. One-hundred-year storms are occurring more frequently now than ever before. The impacts of storms on urban trees can be dramatic, and storm response is an expensive and dangerous [...]
Two dozen enthusiasts accompanied Don Leopold on a tree biology and ID walk though historic Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse on June 21 to learn about the 160-acre site’s fantastic urban forest. Leopold, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Environmental Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and [...]
A symposium on the critical topic of extreme urban heat organized by ReLeaf Region 3 Hudson Valley on Friday, June 9 in Yonkers proved a rousing success. Groundwork Hudson Valley cosponsored the event, hosted by the Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak [...]
Some of the attendees of the ReLeaf Region 3’s December 2022 meeting at Lasdon Arboretum in Katonah (Westchester County), enjoying a crisp and sunny early winter day. Photo by Christina McLaughlin Thank you to NY ReLeaf Region 3 Co-chairs Jean Zimmerman and George Profous for [...]
An example of flooding-related root failure in NYC in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. NYC Parks and Recreation Superstorm Sandy was the sixth most costly hurricane in the history of the U.S. In NYC, 48 people died, thousands were evacuated, and there was an estimated [...]
NY ReLeaf Workshops in November; New City Trees issue out; more. Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.
Pound Ridge Conservation Board Chair Ellen Grogan practices structural pruning on a young tree with instruction from DEC Region 3 Senior Forester George Profous at a NY ReLeaf workshop and tour in Newburgh. Photo by Gloria Van Duyne On Friday, September 30, 2022, NY ReLeaf [...]
Upcoming NYSDEC ReLeaf Webinars Public trees and public health - May 11 Webinar, 12pm – 1:15pm A growing body of scientific research suggests that abundant trees and green space in communities provides important benefits for human health and well-being. The Green Heart Project in Louisville, Kentucky is one of the [...]
ReLeaf Workshops and Conference, Seneca Village, Olmsted at 200, Tree City Awards, New Leadership for NYC Parks, FLCC Professorship, more! Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.