9 11, 2021

Colonie Tree Planting Celebration with Help of Council Grant

By |2021-11-10T12:08:37-05:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |Comments Off on Colonie Tree Planting Celebration with Help of Council Grant

With the help of a Council Tree City USA Reward Grant, Town of Colonie (Albany County) Conservation Advisory Council volunteers planted two sugar maples (Acer rubrum), one Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata), and two river birches (Betula nigra). NYSUFC Grants Committee member Mary Beck (far right, above) [...]

30 09, 2021

Fall Planting Recipients of Council Tree City USA Reward Grants Announced

By |2021-09-30T09:02:32-04:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Comments Off on Fall Planting Recipients of Council Tree City USA Reward Grants Announced

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 celebratory tree planting in which a large specimen tree or a grove of trees is planted in a prominent location [...]

23 06, 2021

Fall 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grants & Tree City USA Reward Grants Application Period Open

By |2021-07-02T15:21:23-04:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fall 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grants & Tree City USA Reward Grants Application Period Open

Quick Start Grants: Applications due September 9th, 2021 The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce Quick Start grants for communities to hold a tree planting event in the fall of 2021 celebrating Arbor Day, with the intention of moving toward becoming a Tree City USA. [...]

19 03, 2021

DEC Hosts Virtual Tree City, Tree Campus, Tree Line USA Celebration

By |2021-03-23T01:37:32-04:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Awards, DEC, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on DEC Hosts Virtual Tree City, Tree Campus, Tree Line USA Celebration

NYSDEC State Forester Rob Davies opened the Tree City/Campus/Line USA celebration by acknowledging the difficulties of 2020 and the way in which nearly all recreation had to move outside, bringing further awareness to the critical importance of urban and community trees and green spaces. He quoted his [...]

29 01, 2021

Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by Feb 26 for 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grant to Help You Get There

By |2021-02-28T20:48:48-05:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Quick Start Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: |Comments Off on Not Yet a Tree City USA? Apply by Feb 26 for 2021 NYSUFC Quick Start Grant to Help You Get There

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2021 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Communities can apply for up to $1,000. Funding has been provided by the USDA Forest Service.  INFO AND [...]

10 11, 2020

North Tonawanda’s Joyful Tree Planting, Assisted by Council Grant

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: , |Comments Off on North Tonawanda’s Joyful Tree Planting, Assisted by Council Grant

Super video from North Tonawanda about their recent planting event aided by a Tree City USA Reward Grant from our Council. Starting at the 3:02 mark you get to see the planting in action. Director at North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation, Parks & Seniors Alex Domaradzki [...]

26 10, 2020

Cassadaga Honors Loss of Young Girl with Tree Planting, Celebrates First Year as Tree City USA

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |Comments Off on Cassadaga Honors Loss of Young Girl with Tree Planting, Celebrates First Year as Tree City USA

The Village of Cassadaga in Chautauqua County recently celebrated Arbor Day and dedicated a newly planted dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) to a seven-year-old Cassadaga girl, Emmaline A. Wilcox, tragically killed in a car accident last spring. Nate Murray (above left) from the Region 9 DEC Office attended [...]

3 08, 2020

Council Offers New “Tree City USA Reward Grant”

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |Comments Off on Council Offers New “Tree City USA Reward Grant”

Michelle Sutton Deadline to Apply is 09/14/20 The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce grants for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Full Details, Application, and Contact Info Communities in New [...]

12 11, 2019

2020 Quick Start Grants Info & Application

By |2019-11-12T19:52:37-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Tags: |Comments Off on 2020 Quick Start Grants Info & Application

The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2020 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Many blog posts have appeared here about past recipients of this grant and how they used [...]

12 04, 2019

Joyful 2019 Urban Forestry Awards Celebration

By |2019-04-12T13:47:11-04:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, DEC, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: |Comments Off on Joyful 2019 Urban Forestry Awards Celebration

Along with showing their support and helping to accept Syracuse’s Tree City USA Award, a team from Onondaga Earth Corps (OEC) shared recent OEC achievements with the audience. From left to right: Syracuse City Arborist Stephen Harris, OEC Crew Leader Shadrach McKinney, Crew Leader Taveon Stenson, [...]

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