25 02, 2022

Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

By |2022-03-03T12:15:31-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Canopy Goals, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Recommended Urban Trees, SUNY-ESF, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Forest Management Plans, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

Multigenerational Tree Watertown volunteers gather every fall for a bare root tree planting event. Here, volunteers assemble in fall of 2018. Story by Michelle Sutton, NYSUFC Editor 🌳 Photos Courtesy Tree Watertown The City of Watertown (population ~ 25,000, in Jefferson County) is an esteemed [...]

30 09, 2020

Public Comment Sought on American Chestnut Restoration Project

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: SUNY-ESF|Tags: |Comments Off on Public Comment Sought on American Chestnut Restoration Project

American chestnut project researcher Linda McGuigan checks on American chestnut seedlings. esf.edu After decades of innovative research, researchers at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) are working with regulatory agencies to receive permission to distribute the blight-tolerant American chestnut trees developed at [...]

13 08, 2020

Bonus Nafisa Post: The Woodsmen Team at ESF Ranger School

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: SUNY-ESF|Tags: , |Comments Off on Bonus Nafisa Post: The Woodsmen Team at ESF Ranger School

Nafisa competing in the “Pulp Toss” event at a SUNY-ESF Woodsmen Team home meet in the Town of Tully. From Nafisa Tabassum You might wonder how it’s possible to become involved in any extracurricular activity when you have a 21-22 credit course load and 8 [...]

24 07, 2020

Nafisa’s Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles: Chapter 2

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Onondaga Earth Corps, SUNY-ESF|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Nafisa’s Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles: Chapter 2

Mid-summer harvesting at Salt City Harvest Farm in Kirkville, New York, where New Americans can grow crops from their family cultures. Photo by Nafisa Tabassum Nafisa Tabassum: Most of the week of July 13 was spent working at home because of a potential COVID-19 exposure, [...]

20 07, 2020

Nafisa Tabassum: Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Onondaga Earth Corps, Organizational News, SUNY-ESF, Urban Forestry Students|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nafisa Tabassum: Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles

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 [...]

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