2 06, 2019

How Village of Massena Used its EPF Grant Dollars

By |2019-06-02T17:40:11-04:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: DEC, Grants, Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Management Plans|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Veterans Memorial Park in Massena The Village of Massena (pop. ~10,500) is located in Saint Lawrence County, just south of the Saint Lawrence River. Massena Utility CEO Andy McMahon coordinated the Village of Massena’s effort to secure an EPF grant to fund a tree inventory and tree [...]

2 06, 2019

Akwesasne Uses EPF Grant to Create Stellar Community Forest Management Plan

By |2019-06-02T16:09:23-04:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: DEC, Grants, Urban Forest Management Plans|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The beautiful, 109-page Akwesasne Community Forest Management Plan was written and designed by Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Forestry Conservation Technician Aaron Barrigar. Through EPF grants, the community of Akwesasne and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Forestry Resources Department performed a tree inventory and created the [...]

15 05, 2019

How Kingston Used its EPF Grant Dollars–and Advice from the Grant Writers

By |2019-05-15T12:20:27-04:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: DEC, Grants, Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Management Plans|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This Q&A is with Kingston Assistant Planner Kyla DeDea, one of the grant writers for Kingston’s successful EPF Round 13 grant application. What was the work Kingston needed grant money for? Kyla DeDea: The City of Kingston applied to hire a professional tree service to conduct a [...]

14 05, 2019

Prospect Park’s EPF Grant Yields Superb Tree Management Plan

By |2019-05-14T20:34:34-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: DEC, Grants, NYC, Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Management Plans|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Image by Elizabeth Jeegin Colley for the Prospect Park Alliance Round 15 of the Environmental Protection Fund grants for urban forestry related activities will open later in 2019. Here on the blog, we continue to showcase work that emerged from successful grants and give advice [...]

12 05, 2019

Thirty-Three Urban Forest Inventories/Mgmt Plans to Inform Your UFMP

By |2019-05-13T13:13:11-04:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: DEC, Grants, Tree Inventory, Tree Planting, Urban Forest Management Plans, Urban Forest Master Plans|1 Comment

The Council now has 33 professional Urban Forest Inventories/Mgmt Plans from around New York State collected for your perusal. Most of the inventories/plans were funded by grants from the Environmental Protection Fund (aka cost-share grants), with applications evaluated by NYSDEC staff. This compendium of Plans could be [...]

16 06, 2017

Batavia Unveils New Tree Management Plan

By |2017-06-16T16:38:10-04:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Grants, Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Management Plans|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

With the assistance of consultant Jerry Bond from Urban Forest Analytics LLC, the City of Batavia recently completed their first comprehensive Tree Management Plan. It was funded through Round 12 of the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) Cost-Share Grant program, administered by NYSDEC. City of Batavia Director of [...]

6 04, 2017

The Red Hook Way: Town & Village Urban Forest Management Plans

By |2017-04-06T18:22:34-04:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: DEC, Grants, Tree Inventory, Urban Forest Management Plans, Volunteers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Village Green and the Red Hook Town Tree Commission are pleased to share these urban forest management plans. Longtime Red Hook environmental advocate Brenda Cagle shares some background with us.  The Town of Red Hook Forestry Management Plan is an example of a volunteer-created plan for a small [...]

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