6 09, 2022

DEC’s Lowville Arboretum in the North Country, with Glen Roberts

By |2022-09-06T13:16:25-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYSDEC, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus) in the Lowville Forestry Demonstration Area Arboretum. Council Board Member and Longtime Region 6 Senior Forester Glen Roberts retired earlier this year after 31 years with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Roberts had the good fortune to work [...]

8 08, 2022

Council Joins Signatories to Inflation Reduction Act UCF Support Letter

By |2022-08-08T13:05:49-04:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear Leader Schumer and Speaker Pelosi: The undersigned organizations, many of which are members of the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition, are writing to strongly support the important urban and community forest provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. From combating climate change and creating more equitable [...]

3 07, 2022

American Chestnut Restoration Updates

By |2022-07-04T20:35:45-04:00July 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The New York State Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) produces a terrific newsletter, The Bur. Here's the Spring 2022 Edition. It includes information about SUNY-ESF's latest research breakthrough, the ‘DarWin’ new line of transgenic blight-tolerant American chestnut trees. 'DarWin' is the first new line since [...]

21 06, 2022

First-Ever Arbor Day Celebrations in Bombay, Oyster Bay, Penn Yan, and South Glens Falls

By |2022-06-21T18:33:32-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

On May 2, 2022 the Town of Bombay (Franklin County; pop. ~ 1357) held its first-ever Arbor Day planting and celebration with 35 folks in attendance. The community planted red maples (Acer rubrum) and Japanese tree lilacs (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk') and gave away tree seedlings, purchased [...]

31 05, 2022

Our 2021 Annual Report is Live!

By |2022-05-31T11:15:00-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

See Report as PDF See Report as Flip-mag on Issuu Our 2021 Annual Report features Council accomplishments as well as featurettes about Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Consultant Christina B. Smith, DEC UCF Program Environmental Education Assistant Matthew Viglucci, Tree Watertown, and ReTree Schenectady. The Report was designed [...]

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