23 02, 2021

Where Women Choose to Walk: Paths to Improving Cities and Nature Series Underway

By |2021-03-23T01:17:42-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Events, Innovative Projects and Programs, USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops, Women in Urban Forestry|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Dr. Adrina Bardekjian and Liza Paqueo are fabulous speakers and facilitators. >>> The monthly discussion series, “Where Women Choose to Walk: Paths to improving cities and nature,” is open to everyone at no cost. Participants are from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds ranging from the global north [...]

29 09, 2018

Pictorial: Honoring Brian Skinner, Remembering Pat Tobin

By |2018-09-29T13:11:05-04:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Following a tree planting in his honor, Brian Skinner’s friends and colleagues gave him a bucket truck salute. Among the speakers were Jim Maloney from National Grid, Rich Nelson from the New York State Arborists, and Council Secretary Steve Harris. Photo by Sally Kellogg/DEC [...]

1 10, 2017

NYU Students Tend Street Trees through NYC Parks Stewardship Program

By |2017-10-01T01:22:14-04:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Events, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

by Nichole Henderson-Roy, Senior Stewardship Manager, Forestry, Horticulture & Natural Resources, NYC Parks On August 29th and 30th, 2017, the NYC Parks Stewardship program welcomed the first-year class of the NYU College of Arts and Sciences to New York in a truly grand style. Over two days, 1,435 students [...]

26 04, 2017

SCA and NYRP Partner Up for 2017 Earth Day in NYC

By |2017-04-26T20:33:56-04:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Citizen Science, Events, Nonprofits, NYC, Tree Planting, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volunteers of all ages made native plant seed balls for distribution across the five boroughs of NYC. All photos courtesy Student Conversation Association On the 47th Annual Earth Day on April 22, 2017, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and young people from the Student Conservation [...]

11 04, 2017

Another Joyful Tree City/Tree Campus/Tree Line USA Awards Event

By |2017-04-12T11:10:51-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, DEC, Events, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Celebrating Beacon’s 20th year as a Tree City USA! (from left) NYSDEC Urban Forestry Program Assistant Mary Martin, City of Beacon Highway Superintendent Reuben Simmons Jr., DEC Region 3 Senior Forester George Profous, and NYSDEC Urban Forestry Partnerships Coordinator Sally Kellogg. For the NYS urban [...]

22 11, 2016

Town of Ellington’s Grant-Funded 2016 Arbor Day Celebration

By |2016-11-22T21:36:34-05:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day, DEC, Events, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  DEC Forester Jeff Brockelbank taught Ellington families proper tree planting techniques. Former Town of Ellington Councilwoman Tamara Miles led the Town’s Recreation Committee efforts to secure an Arbor Day grant from the NYSUFC and to host a lively Arbor Day celebration on April 30, [...]

22 11, 2016

Green Horizons Career Fair 2016: Introducing NYC Middle Schoolers to Urban Forestry & Other Environmental Careers

By |2016-11-22T20:27:05-05:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Events, NYC|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Over 200 NYC middle school students, teachers, and guidance counselors enjoyed the 21st Green Horizons event on October 20th, 2016 in Central Park. New York City’s annual environmental and natural resources careers day continues to provide a free and hands-on experience for young people, working directly with professionals who volunteer [...]

11 04, 2016

2016 NYS ReLeaf Conference Preview!

By |2016-06-29T15:45:24-04:00April 11th, 2016|Categories: Events, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  ***Save the Dates for the 24th Annual ReLeaf Conference!*** July 14-16, 2016 at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York Preliminary Program for 2016 ReLeaf Saratoga Springs:  Lantern Lead Tour at Skidmore Campus Forest Health Update City Woods A Grove of Grants: UCF Community Grants and Arbor [...]

24 02, 2016

Saratoga Tree Nursery Kicks Off Annual Low-Cost Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale and School Seedling Program

By |2017-05-17T12:41:01-04:00February 24th, 2016|Categories: DEC, Events, Forest Restoration|Tags: |0 Comments

Spruce seedlings in the Saratoga Tree Nursery Landowners Can Take Advantage of Low-Cost Native Plants; Available to Schools for Free More than 45 species of trees and shrubs from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Saratoga Tree Nursery are now available to [...]

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