25 08, 2021

Saranac Lake’s Dynamic Village Improvement Society Tends Olmsted Parks

By |2021-08-25T15:35:50-04:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Nonprofits, Volunteers|Tags: |0 Comments

Map of the Parks that are owned and maintained by the Village Improvement Society of Saranac Lake since 1910. The parks system was designed by the Olmsted Brothers. The Village of Saranac Lake straddles Essex and Franklin Counties in the Adirondack Mountains. The Saranac Lake [...]

27 10, 2020

Volunteers Restore Manorhaven Preserve on Long Island with Native Plants

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Forest Restoration, Tree Planting, Uncategorized, Volunteers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Interpretive signage for the native trees volunteers planted in the new Native Plant Garden in the Manorhaven Nature Preserve. “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” Kahil Gebran Nassau County’s location on Long Island and Port Washington’s location in Nassau County. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rcsprinter123 [...]

16 10, 2020

View Two “Creating Connections: Volunteers and Professionals” Webinars

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: NYC, Volunteers, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: |0 Comments

The recent NYC ReLeaf two-part webinar series on Creating Connections: Volunteers and Professionals can still be viewed. Council Cofounder and Environmental Educator Nancy Wolf gave high marks to the series, noting, "I thought Maritza and Suzannah's presentation [on Environmental Education in a Natural Setting] was simply the [...]

29 05, 2020

Trees Naturally Social Distance (and So Can You!): Planning Safe Tree Planting Events for the Fall

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Nonprofits, Tree Planting, Volunteers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qD22bUsU6g Iowa-based Trees Forever has done some socially-distanced planting events this spring, and in this webinar they share what has worked for them, what to consider, and ways to make it work. They walk through some great tips as well as the online-survey they’re using to manage [...]

29 11, 2019

Watertown’s Fall Tree Planting Attracts >60 Volunteers

By |2019-12-02T14:11:53-05:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, Tree Planting, Volunteers|Tags: , |0 Comments

Photo by Sam Booth Watertown’s 2019 Annual Fall Volunteer Tree Planting Project attracted more than 60 volunteers (many from Tree Watertown) to plant 28 bare root trees. The volunteer tree planting project was paid for in part by a $3000 grant from the Northern New [...]

30 01, 2019

Watertown’s Urban Arboretum Gets New Name, Signage, and Interpretation

By |2019-01-30T21:08:42-05:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, Recommended Urban Trees, Volunteers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mike DeMarco took these ethereal photos while checking on young trees after work; one of them appeared on the cover (below) of City Trees, the magazine of the Society of Municipal Arborists. Michael J. (Mike) DeMarco is a City of Watertown Planner through the Office of Planning [...]

13 11, 2018

Watertown’s 17th Annual Fall Planting Event

By |2018-11-20T15:03:47-05:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Funding, Grants, Tree Planting, Volunteers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volunteers and Watertown City Planner Michael DeMarco (holding stakes) plant a bare root dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in Cosgrove-Sherman St. Park. Reported by Michael DeMarco, Planner for the City of Watertown and ISA Certified Arborist October 20, 2018 marked the City of Watertown’s 17th Annual Fall [...]

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 [...]

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