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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 [...]

By |June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

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.   [...]

Town of Gardiner Residents Host Joyful Arbor Day Celebration

Gardiner residents learn how to properly plant a tree with a Magnolia ‘Ann’ in Majestic Park. Photos Courtesy Climate Smart Gardiner Taskforce The Town of Gardiner’s Climate Smart Gardiner Taskforce furnished this account of their Arbor Day event on April 24, 2021, funded in part by a NYSUFC [...]

By |May 18th, 2021|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants|Tags: , |0 Comments
Watch the 2021 Virtual NY ReLeaf Conference presentations for free on our Council YouTube channel. Topics include Structural Pruning of Young Trees, Conservation of Birds and Bats in the Urban Forest, Trees and Human Health, Tree Stewardship Partnerships in Greater Buffalo, Rain Check Buffalo, and Turning i-Tree Plans to Policy. 🌳
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