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30 11, 2022

Village of Nyack Fall Planting Event with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-30T14:53:17-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nyack community members gathered in late October to plant 25 bare root trees, commemorate 5 newly planted Ulmus 'Lewis & Clark' elms, celebrate Nyack's 8 years as a Tree City USA, and eat pizza! Thanks to Nyack Tree Committee Chair Marcy Denker for furnishing photos [...]

28 11, 2022

Tuxedo Park Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-28T13:25:44-05:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|0 Comments

Thanks to Chiu Yin Hempel of the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board for forwarding photos and the following info about this event in Orange County. [Ed. note: the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board website is exceptionally good!] On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory [...]

14 10, 2022

Pound Ridge Uses Tree City USA Reward Grant to Recognize Retired Police Chief

By |2022-10-14T11:25:09-04:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Retired Pound Ridge Police Chief David Ryan (left) was honored by Former Pound Ridge Elementary School Principal (PRES) Amy Fishkin (center), current PRES Principal Dr. Stephanie Bell (not pictured), Town Supervisor Kevin Hansan (right) and other community members when a redbud (Cercis canadensis) was planted in [...]

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 [...]

2 08, 2022

2022 Tree City USA Reward Grants Announced for Fall Planting

By |2022-08-02T14:43:04-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tree planters in South Glens Falls, New York. New York State Senator Daphne Jordan is third from right.  The intent of this competitive grant is to encourage municipalities to sustain their community forestry program and maintain their status as a Tree City USA through a [...]

21 06, 2022

First-Ever Arbor Day Celebrations in Bombay, Oyster Bay, Penn Yan, and South Glens Falls

By |2022-06-21T18:33:32-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

On May 2, 2022 the Town of Bombay (Franklin County; pop. ~ 1357) held its first-ever Arbor Day planting and celebration with 35 folks in attendance. The community planted red maples (Acer rubrum) and Japanese tree lilacs (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk') and gave away tree seedlings, purchased [...]

9 06, 2022

Town of Penfield’s First Arbor Day a Roaring Success

By |2022-06-09T21:09:11-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

 The Conservation Board and the Planning Department of the Town of Penfield hosted a tree planting event and giveaway in Rothfuss Park, sponsored in part by a $1000 Quick Start grant from the NYSUFC. We at the Council are really impressed with the event Penfield organized! [...]

3 06, 2022

Tree City USA Grants for Fall Planting: Apply by July 15th 2022

By |2022-06-03T10:02:18-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

Kathy King 2022 Tree City USA Reward Grant Application The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Communities in New York State that [...]

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