25 01, 2021

Watertown Utilizes DEC Grant for Tree Planting & EAB Treatment

By |2021-02-28T20:51:50-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Bare Root, DEC, Diseases and Insects, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Thank you to City of Watertown Planner and Council Board Member Mike DeMarco for providing this summary and photos.  In October 2018, the City of Watertown was awarded a $20,250 tree planting grant through the New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Urban and Community [...]

6 01, 2021

Creating More Equitable Urban Forests by Understanding and Responding to Historical Trauma

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Environmental Equity, Environmental Justice, Nonprofits, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The author, Christine Carmichael (far left), with a group of volunteers at a street tree-planting event in Detroit, Michigan in 2015. All photos courtesy of the author. Creating More Equitable Urban Forests by Understanding and Responding to Historical Trauma By Christine E. Carmichael, Ph.D., Founder [...]

30 12, 2020

Top Five NYSUFC Blog Posts of 2020

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, SMA, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

B&B (balled-and-burlapped) trees are useful for certain species at certain sizes in spring vs. fall, but bare root is often a workable, much more affordable and volunteer-friendly alternative. Photo Courtesy Nina Bassuk #1 Transplanting and a Deeper Look at “Fall Hazards” This post resonates! It’s been [...]

1 12, 2020

Town of Bedford Plants “Generation Oak” with Council Grant Support

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Planting the swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor) they’ve named the “Generation Oak,” the Town of Bedford celebrates the legacy that tree planting leaves for future generations, and gives a delightful nod to Star Trek Next Generation. Town of Bedford Conservation Board Chair Simon Skolnik said, [...]

13 11, 2020

Beacon’s Fall Planting with Aid of Council Grant

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Photo and Text Courtesy of Beacon Recreation Director Mark Price The Beacon Tree Committee, with the help of the Department of Public Works, planted trees in celebration of Fall and future shade at the South Ave Park Basketball Court on Friday, November 6. Three specimen-size red maples [...]

27 10, 2020

Volunteers Restore Manorhaven Preserve on Long Island with Native Plants

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Forest Restoration, Tree Planting, Uncategorized, Volunteers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Interpretive signage for the native trees volunteers planted in the new Native Plant Garden in the Manorhaven Nature Preserve. “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” Kahil Gebran Nassau County’s location on Long Island and Port Washington’s location in Nassau County. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rcsprinter123 [...]

26 10, 2020

Jamestown Community College Plants Sugar Maple to Celebrate 11 Years as Tree Campus USA

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Tree Campus USA, Tree Planting, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Council Board Member Lori Brockelbank sent news from Western NY: Jamestown Community College celebrates 11 years as a Tree Campus USA! Present at the Jamestown Community College planting of a Highland Park Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum 'Hipzam') in honor of 11 years of Tree [...]

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: |0 Comments

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 [...]

14 10, 2020

Successful Tree Planting, Rochester’s Urban El Camino Trail in DEC Conservationist Magazine

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: DEC, Diseases and Insects, Environmental Justice, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

See the recent online edition of NYS Conservationist for interesting features, including one coauthored by DEC UCF staff Christina McLaughlin and Dan Gaidasz on "How to Plant a Tree Successfully." There's also a piece called "Strides through an Urban Trail" about Rochester's El Camino: Butterhole-Seneca Park Trail, [...]

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