15 05, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery “Zooming in on Nature” Series

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Photo Credit: Art Presson Join Green-Wood staff and their research collaborators on Zoom on four Fridays: May 15, May 22, May 29, and June 5 from noon to 1 p.m. to learn about urban grasslands, veteran trees, common mushrooms, and wild bees at Brooklyn's storied [...]

14 04, 2020

DEC Announces 2020 Fifth Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest Winner

By |2020-04-14T22:48:56-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last month, NYSDEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the winner of DEC's Annual 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest - Nicole Halaseh from Casimir Pulaski School in Yonkers, Westchester County. "This year's 5th grade Arbor Day Poster Contest winner Nicole Halaseh's unique artwork captures the importance of New [...]

27 01, 2020

2020 ReLeaf Conference News!

By |2020-01-27T09:59:19-05:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canisius College in Buffalo DEC and the NYS Urban Forestry Council are pleased to announce the 2020 ReLeaf Conference! We hope you will be able to join us. The conference will be July 23 – 25th at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.  […]

13 12, 2019

Top Five NYSUFC Blog Posts of 2019

By |2019-12-13T17:22:53-05:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

#1 Transplanting and a Deeper Look at “Fall Hazards” Encore! Encore! Originally published on the blog in 2015, this post continues to be highly relevant to our blog readers; in the lifetime of the post, it’s been viewed more than 5300 times. Former NYC Director of Street [...]

16 10, 2019

Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Chinese Fringe Tree

By |2019-10-16T20:57:47-04:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized, Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , |0 Comments

Chinese fringe tree (Chionanthus retusus) foliage is darker, glossier, rounder, and more leathery than native fringe tree (C. virginicus) foliage, and its flower petals have rounded ends and appear less feathery than those of the native tree. Photo by Bill Haws There’s some disagreement about [...]

3 10, 2019

Round 15 EPF Grants Period Open!!

By |2019-10-03T11:31:30-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

10/03/2019 DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR URBAN FORESTRY PROJECTS $1.2 Million in Grants Available to Increase Number of Public Trees and Strengthen Community Forest Programs Statewide  State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced up to $1.2 million in grant funding is available for urban forestry [...]

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