12 04, 2023

This is a Big One! Applications for IRA-Funded UCF Grants Now Open, Close June 1

By |2023-04-12T17:13:02-04:00April 12th, 2023|Categories: Funding, Grants, USFS|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on This is a Big One! Applications for IRA-Funded UCF Grants Now Open, Close June 1

At an event today in New Jersey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced more than $1 billion in grants to increase equitable access to trees and green spaces in urban and community forests where more than 84% of Americans live, work and play. The grant funding is [...]

4 11, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act UCF Funding Takeaways from Recent SMA Town Hall

By |2022-11-04T16:41:04-04:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Funding, Society of Municipal Arborists, USFS|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Photo by Leslie Berckes The Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) recently hosted a virtual Town Hall to learn more about $1.5 billion in additional federal funding for urban and community forestry (UCF) provided by the Inflation Reduction Act. The Town Hall moderator was SMA Executive [...]

22 09, 2022

The Ultimate Urban Forestry Resources Page …

By |2022-09-22T11:04:42-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Environmental Justice, Funding, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Invasive Plants, NY ReLeaf, Research, Tree Campus Higher Education, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Horticulture Institute, USFS|0 Comments

... is here at NYSUFC! Benefits of Trees and Urban Forests Climate Change Environmental Justice Grants Invasive Plants, IPM, Pests, and Diseases Municipal Certifications Professional Organizations State and Local Assistance Tools and Training Tree Boards & Tree Ordinances  Tree Identification Tree Inventories & Urban Forest Management Plans [...]

6 09, 2022

What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act for Urban and Community Forests?

By |2022-09-06T14:32:14-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Funding, USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The NYSUFC was one of the signatories to a letter to Congress in support of the urban and community forestry related funding within the Inflation Reduction Act. Here's an except from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) press release that breaks down how the money will be allocated. [...]

25 01, 2022

Taking Nature Black Faith-Based Roundtable: Feb 10th, Hosted by USFS and Audubon Naturalist Society

By |2022-01-25T17:33:20-05:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

  Join Audubon Naturalist Society and the U.S. Forest Service's Office of Urban and Community Forestry for the first Taking Nature Black Faith-based Roundtable: Grounded in Faith, Rooted in Nature. This compelling discussion will happen virtually, via Zoom, Thursday, February 10, 2:00 – 3:30 pm and is FREE and open to the public. [...]

24 03, 2021

Urban and Community Forestry Grants from the USDA Forest Service Apps due April 16

By |2021-03-29T00:37:52-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Grants, USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is making $1 million available via its 2021 Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program. Applications Due: April 16, 2021 Eligible Entities: city or township governments, county governments, and others The USDA Forest Service Urban & [...]

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, Innovative Projects and Programs, USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops|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 [...]

30 10, 2020

Beattra Wilson’s Steadfast Path: An Urban Forestry & USDA Forest Service Journey

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs, USFS|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Beattra Wilson opened the 2018 Partners in Community Forestry Conference in Irvine, California with her plenary presentation. A Steadfast Path: My Urban Forestry and USDA Forest Service Journey By Beattra Wilson, Photos Courtesy of the Author Beattra Wilson began her career with the USDA Forest [...]

28 09, 2020

Urban Tree Monitoring: Tracking Long-Term Tree Survival, Growth, and Health from USFS

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  The Forest Service has released several new products that offer guidance on how to track the long-term health of trees in your community. Using this guidance will help inform tree maintenance and management programs and support the research community in studying trends in tree growth and [...]

28 09, 2020

Millions, Billions, and Trillions – Do You Have the Tools to Keep New Trees Alive?

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Tree Planting, USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Free webinar: October 14, 2020 | 1:00-2:15pm ET Millions, Billions, and Trillions - Do You Have the Tools to Keep New Trees Alive? Michelle Johnson, USDA Forest Service Rich Hallett, USDA Forest Service Rachel Holmes, The Nature Conservancy

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