Contributing writer: Matthew López-Jensen, Bronx-based Interdisciplinary Environmental Artist. All photos courtesy Matthew López-Jensen. The Tibbetts Estuary Tapestry is a fifteen-foot-long community embroidered work of art — and it is also a map of the neighborhoods and commercial buildings in the Northwest Bronx, built on former marshland. [...]
The NYSDEC tree nursery in Saratoga is currently collecting seeds and cones from private individuals. The deadline for all submissions is November 15, 2023. The Colonel William F. Fox Memorial Saratoga Tree Nursery is the oldest state forest tree nursery in the country. The Nursery currently produces [...]
The 2023 New York ReLeaf Conference will be held July 20-22 in Hofstra University, Hempstead NY We are excited to announce that registration for this year’s ReLeaf Conference is now open! Join us July 20–22 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. This year’s theme is, “Keeping trees [...]
Writing for the Trees: Drawing an Iconic New York City Tree In this installment of a somewhat regular feature, NYSUFC Board Member, author and blogger Jean Zimmerman shares her experience at a Tree Wonder gathering in Washington Square Park. All photos by Jean Zimmerman Would you like [...]
Recommended Reading: Dreaming and Building: Margot Chiuten and Chiuten Trowbridge Landscape Architects
Margot Chiuten (second from left) with (from left) her wife Shawna Black and their kids Keane, Graem, and Emerson. Dreaming and Building: Margot Chiuten and Chiuten Trowbridge Landscape Architects Margot Chiuten recently founded her own landscape architecture firm with longtime collaborator Peter Trowbridge. In this [...]
March April 2023 Edition of City Trees Features Rural Urban Forestry, SMA Conference in Seattle pics, New Horizon Elm, and New Role for Community Arboreta
City Trees is the magazine of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) and is freely available to everyone. Here’s how you can access City Trees, an international, bimonthly online magazine about all things urban forestry: The March/April 2023 City Trees is here From the Jan/Feb 2023 link (or any other issue [...]
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This Old Tree podcast host Doug Still (left) and Council Board Member, arborist and author Jean Zimmerman (right) met with Jack Hale of the Hartford, Connecticut Tree Advisory Commission as part of their extensive exploration into the history, lore, and meaning of the storied Charter Oak, [...]
"This Old Tree" Podcast; 'Crimson Spire' Oak; ReLeaf Workshop at Lasdon Arboretum; Fall Planting Celebrations; More Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.
ReLeafers in Watertown Pictorial; City Trees now free; James Kaechele on Staghorn Sumac for Urban Use; more. Read this month's TAKING ROOT news here and subscribe here.