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 [...]

19 06, 2020

Quick Start Grant Recipient Town of Glenville Achieves Tree City USA Status, Plants 200 Trees

By |2021-02-27T23:07:24-05:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Quick Start Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Town of Glenville staff Matt and Joe plant trees as part of the community’s extended 2020 Arbor Day celebration, funded in part by a NYSUFC Quick Start grant. The Town also recently achieved Tree City USA status. Congrats to Glenville! This account was provided by [...]

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