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Free Webinar on April 4, 2024, Noon-1p.m.: SFI Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard promotes sustainable urban and community forests based on sixteen objectives. This standard is appropriate for organizations that own, manage, or are responsible for urban and/or community forests. These organizations can come from all facets of the urban and community forest [...]

By |February 13th, 2024|Categories: International Society of Arboriculture, Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on Free Webinar on April 4, 2024, Noon-1p.m.: SFI Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard

Upcoming Tree Recognition Events!

Mark your calendars to attend these two Tree City USA Recognition Events: March 21, 2024: Syracuse March 28 2024: New Paltz More information to follow!

By |February 12th, 2024|Categories: Tree City USA|Comments Off on Upcoming Tree Recognition Events!

Planting Trees in Riparian Areas: Some Questions and Answers

Guest Contributor: Nick May, Senior Project Manager, Ecosulis, U.K. The role of trees in riparian areas is an important topic, particularly in an ever-changing world where the scale of impacts from climate change seems to be worsening by the day. Having been in the tree [...]

By |February 5th, 2024|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Natural Areas in the Urban Forest|Comments Off on Planting Trees in Riparian Areas: Some Questions and Answers

Could Your K-12 School Qualify for a 2024 NYSUFC Tree Campus Grant?

New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) invites your school to participate in an exciting new program: the TREE TEAM! The TREE TEAM is a collaboration between K-12 schools and tree professionals, with the goal of moving schools toward recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus K-12. The immediate [...]

By |February 2nd, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, Grants, Tree Campus USA, Youth|Comments Off on Could Your K-12 School Qualify for a 2024 NYSUFC Tree Campus Grant?

In the Latest Issue of City Trees

In the January-February edition of City Trees Magazine: Lorax in Training: Cesar Garcia's Summer Adventure with the City of Berkeley The Resilient Canopy: Claudia Alzate on Trialing Trees in Cul-de-Sacs and Success with Native Evergreens in Coral Springs, Florida U.S. Forest Service: Street Tree Diversity Reveals a Legacy of [...]

By |January 24th, 2024|Categories: City Trees Magazine, Urban & Community Forestry Society|Comments Off on In the Latest Issue of City Trees
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New York State’s Urban Forestry program is a partnership of public, private, and volunteer organizations and individuals that fosters comprehensive planning, management, and education throughout New York to create a healthy urban and community forest and enhance quality of life.

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