June 13, 2024: Storm Response (R8) ReLeaf Workshop. Storm response is a challenge for communities across New York. In the first storm response workshop in 2023, we covered the broad overview of before, during, and after storms. In this second workshop, attendees will dive deeper into important aspects of storm response: physical and mental safety, the physics of damage trees, and a live demo of a hazard tree take down. More informationRegistration closed

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May 1-2, 2024: Electrical Hazard Awareness and First Aid (R8) Releaf Workshop. This day-and-a-half training will cover a range of safety-related topics essential for arborists working near energized overhead power lines. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance that counts towards partial fulfillment of the OSHA and Z133 training requirements for arborists working 10 feet or closer to energized conductors. This workshop will NOT satisfy EHAP certification. More informationRegistration closed

May 10, 2024, 8:30am to noon:  Changing Climate, Changing Forests (R2) Releaf Workshop. Join us for a stewardship-focused workshop to learn about a variety of topics, including beech leaf disease, urban trees and carbon, NYC Housing Authority tree projects, youth involvement in green careers, and the Woodlawn Arboretum. FREE. More informationRegistration closed

May 14, 2024, 8:30am to 2pm:  Tree Planting (R7) Releaf Workshop. This workshop will cover proper tree handling and planting techniques for bareroot, balled and burlapped, and containerized trees, as well as the tips, tricks, and pitfalls of each. Attendees will also learn about post-planting maintenance, including structural pruning, which helps ensure the best foundation for the long-term health and longevity of your community trees. $25 members, $30 general public. More informationRegistration closed

April 2, 2024, 8:30am to after lunch:  Responsibly Rooted (R5) Releaf Workshop. This workshop is for municipal leaders, community planners, and conservation-minded groups. Come learn about the resources available to your municipality or non-profit organization for optimizing community tree benefits and how taking action decreases hazards associated with passive urban forest management. FREE. More informationRegistration is full

Trees of the Future (R2) ReLeaf Workshop November 17, 2023 8:30 am to noon. Join us to learn about up-and-coming news and research in urban forestry. Speakers include Green-Wood Cemetary, NYC Parks, New York Restoration Project, and The American Chestnut Foundation. FREE. More information Registration closed

Storm Response: Before, During and After Western NY (R8/R9) ReLeaf Workshop November 2, 2023 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Join NYS ReLeaf’s Western and Finger Lakes chapters for a workshop on Storm response: before, during, and after, the first of a two-part series on urban forestry storm response. The second part will be held in the spring on more in depth topics of storm response. More informationRegistration deadline has passed.

Tree Biology and ID Walk (R7) ReLeaf Workshop June 21, 2023 10am to noon. In this guided walk, Dr. Don Leopold will discuss basic tree biology and tree identification as he leads attendees around the 160-acre Oakwood Cemetery. Registration deadline has passed.

Day of Safety NY ReLeaf Workshop May 31 (Syracuse) OR June 1, 2023 (Capital District) 8am to 3:30pm. This workshop includes 3 stations attendees will rotate through to cover aerial lift safety, roadside work safety, and chainsaw safety. Registration deadline has passed.

Invasive Species in Urban Forestry (R8/R9) ReLeaf Workshop May 8, 2023 8:30am to 3pm. Speakers will discuss invasive species regulations, species that have invasive tendencies, and the important of diversity in urban forests from a nonprofit, industry, and statewide perspectives. Registration deadline has passed.

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