15 09, 2021

Schenectady Plants 50 Trees with New Collaborative Initiative

By |2021-09-17T13:35:44-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: DEC, Environmental Equity, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

To kick off the 2021 Collaborative Tree Planting Initiative in Schenectady, a Princeton elm (UImus ‘Princeton’) was planted at Martin Luther King Elementary School in honor of Earth Day. Attendees included Schenectady youth and representatives from the City of Schenectady, Schenectady County, Schenectady Job Training Agency, [...]

24 08, 2021

St. Johnsville Arbor Day Planting (with Musical Accompaniment)

By |2021-08-24T13:36:52-04:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Arbor Day participants surround a newly planted mountain ash tree (Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal') in the 1921 Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Memorial Park in St. Johnsville, New York. Among the group are NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Jessica Singleton, Constituent Services liaison to NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey [...]

13 07, 2021

New Rochelle Honors County Parks Workers with Bur Oak Specimen Tree

By |2021-07-13T07:40:38-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Westchester Parks Foundation, Westchester County Parks Recreation and Conservation staff, and other dignitaries attended the ceremonial bur oak planting in New Rochelle. Photo Courtesy Westchester Parks Foundation Thank you to Westchester Parks Foundation for providing this account of the planting/celebration. See also this blog post [...]

9 06, 2021

Town of Brookhaven Tree Planting & Community Giveaway for Arbor Day 2021

By |2021-06-09T09:22:35-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Town of Brookhaven Environmental Analyst Alan Duckworth advises folks on planting and care of their new native tree seedlings as part of the Town’s Arbor Day 2021 celebration. Photo Courtesy Town of Brookhaven On Friday, April 30th, the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County (Long [...]

3 06, 2021

Geneseo Boy Scout Troop 4070 Hosts Community Planting Event Aided by Council Grant

By |2021-06-03T09:36:08-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Geneseo Troop 4070 Boy Scouts Garren (orange shirt) and Billy (grey jacket) help two elementary-age boys plant a tree at Long Point Park. Boy Scouts of America Troop 4070 of Geneseo led a Community Planting and Gardening Event at Long Point Park on Saturday, April [...]

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, [...]

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