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, [...]

13 10, 2020

“Fall Planting and a Deeper Look at ‘Fall Transplanting Hazards'” is Blog’s Most-Viewed Post

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Arboriculture, Nina Bassuk, Tree Planting, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dr. Nina Bassuk, at left, with students of her Creating the Urban Eden class in fall of 2019. Nina contributes the seminal "Five Branches of Transplanting Success" section of the "Fall Planting and A Deeper Look at 'Fall Hazards'" post. Fall planting season is underway, [...]

30 09, 2020

Watertown’s Black River Trail Expansion Capped by Fall Tree Planting

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thank you to Council Board Member and City of Watertown Planner Mike DeMarco for sharing this background and pics.   The third and final segment of the Black River Trail was completed in a joint effort between NYS Parks, City of Watertown, and NYS DOT. This project, 15 [...]

28 09, 2020

Millions, Billions, and Trillions – Do You Have the Tools to Keep New Trees Alive?

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Tree Planting, USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Free webinar: October 14, 2020 | 1:00-2:15pm ET Millions, Billions, and Trillions - Do You Have the Tools to Keep New Trees Alive? Michelle Johnson, USDA Forest Service Rich Hallett, USDA Forest Service Rachel Holmes, The Nature Conservancy

21 08, 2020

Lauryn’s Watering in Watertown: A Key Role in a Late Summer Bur Oak Transplanting

By |2021-02-27T23:06:33-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

photos courtesy Mike DeMarco Coming out of the end of my sophomore year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, I was hoping for an internship for the summer, or at least a job. Unfortunately, both of the internships I had lined up fell through due [...]

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: |0 Comments

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 [...]

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