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Town of Pound Ridge Dedicates White Oak to Essential Workers for Arbor Day 2021

Thank you for Pound Ridge Conservation Board Member Ellen Grogan for supplying text and photos.  The Town of Pound Ridge (Westchester County) used a NYSUFC Tree City USA Reward Grant to fund the planting of a white oak (Quercus alba) in a prominent spot in the Town’s business district in [...]

Town of Brookhaven Tree Planting & Community Giveaway for Arbor Day 2021

Town of Brookhaven Environmental Analyst Alan Duckworth advises folks on planting and care of their new native tree seedlings as part of the Town’s Arbor Day 2021 celebration. Photo Courtesy Town of Brookhaven On Friday, April 30th, the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County (Long Island) planted two [...]

Geneseo Boy Scout Troop 4070 Hosts Community Planting Event Aided by Council Grant

Geneseo Troop 4070 Boy Scouts Garren (orange shirt) and Billy (grey jacket) help two elementary-age boys plant a tree at Long Point Park. Boy Scouts of America Troop 4070 of Geneseo led a Community Planting and Gardening Event at Long Point Park on Saturday, April 17, 2021. They [...]

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Council Welcomes Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Consultant Christina B. Smith

Christina B. Smith (furnished photo) Please meet and welcome Christina B. Smith, the new Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Consultant for the Council. Christina grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut and moved back there in 2013 because she wanted to be part of her hometown’s revitalization. In 2016 she became [...]

Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment Celebrates Arbor Day 2021 with Tree Planting

Students from the Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment (BASE) planted trees on the grounds of NYC Department of Education’s Prospect Heights High School in Brooklyn. Thank you to Arbor Day Project Coordinator Nancy Wolf for providing this account and to Elizabeth Otte/BBG for providing photos.   [...]

Council Grants for Fall 2021 Tree Planting Events — Accepting Applications Now

Quick Start Grants: Applications due September 9th, 2021

Tree City USA Reward Grants: Applications due September 16, 2021

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