Village of Warwick Celebrates Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

Members of the Park Avenue Elementary School Student Council helped backfill five tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) trees during the October 2022 fall planting celebration in the Village of Warwick. The Village of Warwick held a tree planting event on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Veterans Memorial Park. Village Mayor [...]

Tuxedo Park Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

Thanks to Chiu Yin Hempel of the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board for forwarding photos and the following info about this event in Orange County. [Ed. note: the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board website is exceptionally good!] On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board planted six [...]

By |November 28th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|0 Comments

At John Bowne High School Tree Nursery in Queens, Teachers & Students Look Forward to Spring as They Prepare for Winter

John Bowne High School Agriculture Teacher Jane Zhu (at right) with two of her students, readying the school nursery's woody plants for overwintering. Story and Photos by Nancy Wolf, Environmental Education Consultant, Member of New York City (Region 2) ReLeaf  This fall, John Bowne High School Agriculture Teacher [...]


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY for the NYS URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL Acting as an independent contractor and not an employee, the Executive Secretary (ES) will serve the Board of Directors of the New York State Urban Forestry Council. The Council President and the Executive Committee will provide direct supervision of the services to [...]

NYSDEC Grant Opportunity: Replanting after Ash Tree Losses

River birch grove, Vassar College campus arboretum. Michelle Sutton The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Lands and Forests Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) Program is pleased to announce available funding for tree planting in disadvantaged communities after ash tree loss. The purpose is to replace and [...]

Subscribe to TAKING ROOT, the monthly e-news of the NYSUFC

Our Mission

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.

Image at the top of this page:
Central Park, NYC by Carlos Alcazar

Contact Us

NYS Urban Forestry Council
PO Box 562 Lima, NY 14485

Contact Us

Our Partners

Go to Top