Tree Planting

3 12, 2022

Underutilized Urban Trees: Crimson Spire Oak

By |2022-12-03T15:05:49-05:00December 3rd, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Diseases and Insects, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees|0 Comments

A bare root Crimson Spire oak planted in Watertown in the fall of 2022 as part of Tree Watertown's annual tree planting event. Photo by Mike DeMarco Crimson Spire is the trademark name of Quercus x bimundorum 'Crimschmidt’, a J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. [...]

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 [...]

30 11, 2022

Village of Warwick Celebrates Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-30T09:55:05-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Members of the Park Avenue Elementary School Student Council helped backfill five tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) trees during the October 2022 fall planting celebration in the Village of Warwick. The Village of Warwick held a tree planting event on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Veterans Memorial [...]

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 [...]

16 11, 2022

At John Bowne High School Tree Nursery in Queens, Teachers & Students Look Forward to Spring as They Prepare for Winter

By |2022-11-19T09:26:31-05:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, NY ReLeaf, NYC, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

John Bowne High School Agriculture Teacher Jane Zhu (at right) with two of her students, readying the school nursery's woody plants for overwintering. Story and Photos by Nancy Wolf, Environmental Education Consultant, Member of New York City (Region 2) ReLeaf  This fall, John Bowne High [...]

7 11, 2022

NYSDEC Grant Opportunity: Replanting after Ash Tree Losses

By |2022-11-30T13:01:36-05:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: Grants, NYSDEC, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

River birch grove, Vassar College campus arboretum. Michelle Sutton The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Lands and Forests Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) Program is pleased to announce available funding for tree planting in disadvantaged communities after ash tree loss. The purpose is [...]

19 10, 2022

Urban Forestry Fundamentals, Part 4: Watering

By |2022-10-28T18:39:11-04:00October 19th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Michelle Sutton by Michelle Sutton Trickles are Better than Sprinkles, and Other Watering Advice Newly planted trees need more localized water. You will frequently encounter the guideline that plants need 1 to 2 inches of water per week provided by some combination of rainfall and [...]

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 [...]

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