At the Fair With New York State Arborists

New York State Arborists has sponsored a booth at the New York State Fair since 1982. That makes this the fortieth year. (Covid resulted in no Fair in 2020.) Dedicated volunteers help people who drop by with concerns about their trees. Every square inch affords a wealth [...]

By |September 12th, 2023|Categories: Advocacy, Arboriculture, Cornell Cooperative Extension|Comments Off on At the Fair With New York State Arborists

Equitable Urban Greening Webinar

ReLeaf is offering a free webinar – a lunch time event on October 25, 2023, noon EST, with Dr. Lincoln Larson of NC State on his research into equitable urban greening. Trees are excellent partners in the fight against climate change and recent federal funding in the Inflation Reduction Act presents [...]

By |September 11th, 2023|Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Justice|Comments Off on Equitable Urban Greening Webinar

Trees, Please!

Ancient Paulownia at Winterthur, Delaware/Photo Donna Kaz. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything.” - Albert Einstein

By |September 8th, 2023|Categories: Trees Please|Comments Off on Trees, Please!

Writing for the Trees: I Went for a Saunter

In this installment of a somewhat regular feature, NYSUFC Board Member, author, blogger and Taking Root editor Jean Zimmerman takes a personal view of tree ID. After a cue from John Muir, who preferred the word saunter to hike, I dipped into the largest old-growth tract in Dutchess County New York, the South Woods [...]

By |September 7th, 2023|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Writing For The Trees|Comments Off on Writing for the Trees: I Went for a Saunter

NYSA Fall Conference & Expo

The New York State Arborists Fall Conference is an educational conference for the arborist community which offers diverse topics, exclusive time to explore innovative products/services and plenty of time to talk and share your experiences with other arboriculture professionals from across the state.We are excited to host this year's Fall [...]

By |September 6th, 2023|Categories: Conferences|Comments Off on NYSA Fall Conference & Expo

Yale Forest Forum – Understanding Climate Smart Forestry in Practice

Description The Yale Forest Forum is offering a Fall 2023 Speaker Series Webinar entitled "Understanding Climate-Smart Forestry in Practice" on Mondays September 11 – November 27 from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm U.S. ET. The series will feature speakers from public-sector organizations like the U. S. Forest Service, nonprofits, researchers, [...]

By |September 6th, 2023|Categories: Climate Change, Innovative Projects and Programs, Webinars & Online Workshops|Comments Off on Yale Forest Forum – Understanding Climate Smart Forestry in Practice
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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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