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 [...]

11 05, 2022

Registration and Program for ReLeaf Conference in Watertown July 21-23

By |2022-05-18T18:11:33-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration and Program for ReLeaf Conference in Watertown July 21-23

Registration for the 2022 ReLeaf Conference in Watertown is open! Here's a peek at the packed conference program. Along with talks and workshops and social events, at ReLeaf this year you can choose a tour of Thompson Park, the Watertown Downtown Arboretum, or Jefferson Community College. You [...]

25 04, 2022

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022 NY ReLeaf Conference

By |2022-04-25T12:18:33-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022 NY ReLeaf Conference

Sponsorship Details and Fillable Form From Council President Steve Harris: We are writing to invite you to support and participate in the 2022 NYS ReLeaf Conference – back in person! This annual event is attended by community decision makers, professional arborists, volunteers, educators and environmental professionals -- [...]

29 03, 2022

Olmsted at 200: Exploring Lesser-Known New York Connections on the Bicentennial of His Birth

By |2022-04-11T08:39:31-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Olmsted at 200: Exploring Lesser-Known New York Connections on the Bicentennial of His Birth

April 26, 2022 marks the 200th anniversary of Frederick Law Olmsted's birth. Photo in Public Domain Story by Michelle Sutton Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903)—and the firm that his sons and associates continued long after his retirement—designed more than 6000 landscapes across North America. For many [...]

11 03, 2022

FLCC Tenure-Track Instructor of Horticulture Position Opening

By |2022-03-11T09:41:04-05:00March 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on FLCC Tenure-Track Instructor of Horticulture Position Opening

See the full job description here (click on Instructor of Horticulture) Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) is seeking applications for a full-time (10 month), tenure-track Instructor of Horticulture in the Environmental Conservation and Horticulture Department at its main campus in Canandaigua, New York. The Horticulture program at [...]

8 10, 2021

Call your Reps: Urban Forestry in the Reconciliation & Bipartisan Infrastructure Bills

By |2021-10-08T12:06:47-04:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Call your Reps: Urban Forestry in the Reconciliation & Bipartisan Infrastructure Bills

Thank you to the marvelous Danielle Watson of the Society of American Foresters for this update and to American Forests for providing always-helpful resources.   The budget reconciliation and bipartisan infrastructure bills have been drafted and are expected to see important action in Congress this month, likely before October 31. These [...]

27 04, 2021

Our 2020 Annual Report is Live!

By |2021-04-27T15:14:22-04:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Organizational News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our 2020 Annual Report is Live!

We hope you'll check out our 2020 Annual Report on the theme of "Adapting, Connecting, and Reckoning." Designed by Sarah Gugercin and edited by Michelle Sutton, with help from Liana Gooding, Karen Emmerich, Gloria VanDuyne, and Alicia Ragusa.

18 03, 2021

NYS Urban Forestry Council is Hiring a Part-Time Equity & Justice Coordinator

By |2021-04-06T01:35:13-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYS Urban Forestry Council is Hiring a Part-Time Equity & Justice Coordinator

Applications due April 15, 2021 Job Description: The New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) is a 501(c)3 organized formally in 1999 to advise and assist the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in executing its urban and community forestry program. The mission of the NYSUFC is [...]

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