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4 10, 2022

Funded Research Opportunities at Green-Wood Cemetery

By |2022-10-04T13:34:12-04:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Funding, NYC, Research|Tags: |0 Comments

Art Presson Application Period for Green-Wood’s 2023 Research Awards in Urban Environmental Science and Human/Nature Interactions is now open! In November 2021, Green-Wood launched two new research awards designed for emerging investigators. 2022 projects were selected in February 2022; you can read about them in this [...]

22 09, 2022

The Ultimate Urban Forestry Resources Page …

By |2022-09-22T11:04:42-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Environmental Justice, Funding, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Invasive Plants, NY ReLeaf, Research, Tree Campus Higher Education, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute, USFS|0 Comments

... is here at NYSUFC! Benefits of Trees and Urban Forests Climate Change Environmental Justice Grants Invasive Plants, IPM, Pests, and Diseases Municipal Certifications Professional Organizations State and Local Assistance Tools and Training Tree Boards & Tree Ordinances  Tree Identification Tree Inventories & Urban Forest Management Plans [...]

14 07, 2022

The Nina Bassuk Retirement Interview

By |2022-07-21T11:25:13-04:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Research, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

by Michelle Sutton The Council’s beloved Dr. Nina Bassuk (who prefers to go by “Nina”) will formally retire from Cornell at the end of this August (2022). When the world’s foremost authority on street trees and urban forestry retires after 42 years, there’s significant anxiety among those [...]

31 12, 2021

Top Seven Blog Posts of 2021

By |2021-12-31T13:17:00-05:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs, Recommended Urban Trees, Research, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Photos by John Kilcullen #1 Sublime “Downtown Doors” Series Photo-Documents Staten Island Trees & Homes from 1940 to Today No one loves Staten Island's trees and homes more than John Kilcullen (and his dog, Walker). This fabulous pictorial with super interesting historical interpretation is not [...]

30 11, 2021

Attn NYS Municipalities: Urban Forest Management Survey on its Way

By |2021-11-30T07:12:16-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Arboriculture, Organizational News, Research|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

25 06, 2021

American Forests Releases Tree Equity Scores for 150K+ Neighborhoods in the U.S.

By |2021-06-25T10:56:27-04:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: Research|Tags: , |0 Comments

🟣 See the Tree Equity Map for the scores for metropolitan NYC, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Ithaca, Elmira, Vestal, Utica Watertown, Saratoga Springs, and the Hudson Valley. This week, American Forests released Tree Equity scores for 486 urbanized areas of the United States, giving scores for 150,000+ [...]

23 02, 2021

Urban Forestry Opportunities at Southern University Include Virtual Learning, Scholarships, and Degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Levels

By |2021-02-28T20:42:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Research, Technology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA project team at Southern University Urban Forestry & Natural Resources Department at a wetland soil sampling day in 2019. Left to right: Simbrey Majors, who received a Master degree in Dec 2020; Zhu Ning – Institutional Principle Investigator (PI); Victor Rivera – LSU Co-PI; Chris [...]

4 08, 2020

Chestnut Chats from The American Chestnut Foundation

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Research, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

From The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) Chestnut Chat: American Chestnut Restoration and Reintroduction Plantings Friday, August 7 at 11:30AM (EDT)  [Watch videos from the full archives of Chestnut Chats, from a Virtual Pollination Workshop to Using Drones to Benefit Chestnut Restoration to a Conversation with Chuck Leavell, [...]

31 07, 2020

Urban Canopy Can Be a Matter of Life or Death

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: i-Tree, Research, USFS|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

An article by USDA Forest Service research scientists Michelle Kondo and colleagues in the journal Lancet Planetary Health created a global buzz in reporting results of a new citywide health impact assessment of achieving a 30% canopy cover goal in the City of Philadelphia. If done at a neighborhood scale [...]

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