American Chestnut Restoration Update: Next Steps in the Deregulation Process for the Transgenic Tree

As many of you know, The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF)’s research partners at SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), are in the process of working with governmental agencies in an effort to deregulate the Darling 58 transgenic American chestnut tree. The first public comment period on the deregulatory [...]

Onondaga Earth Corps Quarterly Newsletter Out Now

In the New Issue of Onondaga Earth Corps Newsletter (Yvonne Chu, Editor): OEC Excited to Announce Release of Syracuse’s Urban Forest Master Plan Now OEC Accepting Applications for Youth and Young Adult Program Employment Meet Aneesah Evans: OEC's New Admin Assistant Transforming the Westcott Reservoir Landscape Tree Felling with National [...]

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Urban and Community Forestry Grants from the USDA Forest Service Apps due April 16

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is making $1 million available via its 2021 Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program. Applications Due: April 16, 2021 Eligible Entities: city or township governments, county governments, and others The USDA Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry (U&CF) [...]

DEC Hosts Virtual Tree City, Tree Campus, Tree Line USA Celebration

NYSDEC State Forester Rob Davies opened the Tree City/Campus/Line USA celebration by acknowledging the difficulties of 2020 and the way in which nearly all recreation had to move outside, bringing further awareness to the critical importance of urban and community trees and green spaces. He quoted his colleague, Texas State [...]

NYS Urban Forestry Council is Hiring a Part-Time Equity & Justice Coordinator

Applications due April 15, 2021 Job Description: The New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) is a 501(c)3 organized formally in 1999 to advise and assist the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in executing its urban and community forestry program. The mission of the NYSUFC is to engage in [...]

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July 23, 2021 NY ReLeaf Virtual Conference + Regional Small Outdoor Events to Follow

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