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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 01, 2021

2021 Council Membership Drive & Renewal: Just $25 ($10 for Students)

By |2021-02-27T23:04:01-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Do you enjoy the Council's popular online resources, grant programs, social media, and other output? Please take a moment to renew your membership or join the Council. It’s fast, easy, inexpensive, and means the world to this nonprofit. Mailings are exceedingly rare, and your info is not shared. [...]

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 [...]

14 08, 2020

DEC Urban Forestry Series for Tree Check Month

By |2021-02-27T23:06:52-05:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

This month NYSDEC Urban & Community Forestry Partnerships Coordinator Christina McLaughlin is filming UCF Program Technical Coordinator Dan Gaidasz for several Tree Check Month videos through FB Live. But you can watch them anytime! This video about Undoing the Damage Caused by Mulch Volcanos is available on [...]

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