Urban Forestry in the News

3 03, 2020

David Moore in ESF Magazine; Christina McLaughlin in Conservationist

By |2020-03-03T21:44:02-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: DEC, Organizational News, Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

An article about SUNY-ESF alum and Council Past President David Moore appeared in the Winter 2020 edition of ESF Magazine, a publication for alumni and friends of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Called “Alumnus Honored as ‘Trailblazer’ Promotes Benefits of Urban Forestry,” the interview [...]

21 12, 2019

Congress Passes FY20 Spending Bill with Increase for UCF

By |2019-12-21T09:52:00-05:00December 21st, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Funding, Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: |0 Comments

The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) keeps us posted on the federal funding for UCF. There’s good news in this year’s update. They say, “These gains (and level funds) don’t happen in a vacuum. Thank you all for your work this year to help us spread awareness [...]

3 08, 2018

Urban Forestry 2020 Project Findings & Recommendations

By |2018-08-03T11:23:33-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Research, Urban Forestry in the News, Youth|Tags: |0 Comments

Urban Forestry 2020 has released its findings and “Recommendations for Strategic Actions,” aimed at guiding the professional community within urban forestry toward an impactful, inclusive, and sustainable profession. These recommendations culminate five years of research. […]

1 10, 2017

Urban Forestry in the News: Goats, Vertical Forests, Megacities, More

By |2017-10-01T11:59:34-04:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Prospect Park Alliance In “New Goat Crew Arrives on Lookout Hill”, Prospect Park Alliance tells how goats continue to aid in forest restoration after Hurricane Sandy by munching on invasive plants–a quarter of their body weight’s worth each day! The ruminants have been observed to [...]

24 05, 2016

Urban Forestry in the News: Goats, David Nowak/i-Tree, Pelham Bay Park Research, more

By |2016-05-24T17:52:02-04:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In “Can Hungry Goats Restore Urban Forests?” writer Jessica Leigh Hester describes how officials are using a herd of goats in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to browse invasive plants that took hold after Hurricane Sandy blew down trees, leaving open earth exposed to sunlight. The herd is on [...]

11 06, 2015

American Chestnut Program at SUNY ESF Featured at the Upcoming ReLeaf Conference

By |2017-05-17T12:04:37-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Conference, Research, Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

At the 2015 ReLeaf Conference, you will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the SUNY ESF Chestnut Research and Restoration Project. Why is this research so critical? Why is bread mold key to the restoration of the American chestnut (Castanea dentata)? Watch these videos, and just [...]

19 12, 2014

Urban Forestry in the News

By |2014-12-19T23:19:59-05:00December 19th, 2014|Categories: Urban Forestry in the News|0 Comments

"In a Queens Forest, Compiling a Picture of Urban Ecology," New York Times, December 2, 2014. Urban Forest as canary in the coalmine for environmental health; using high-tech sensors to monitor microclimate. Includes quotes from NYC Chief of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources Bram Gunther. "Roundtable: Climate [...]

18 03, 2014

Cross-Pollinating Urban Forestry

By |2017-12-09T13:16:35-05:00March 18th, 2014|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Organizational News, Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

On March 4, NYSUFC President Andy Hillman attended the Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) first-ever Urban Forest Council Steering Committee meeting. The other participating state councils were from NC, PA, WI, CO, and CA. Hillman says, “The meeting affirmed for me that our Council is part of a [...]

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