Andy Hillman

19 01, 2022

Remembering George Schichtel, with Nina Bassuk and Andy Hillman

By |2022-01-19T12:05:06-05:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

George Schichtel receiving a Lifetime Member award from PLANT WNY: The Professional Landscape & Nursery Trade Association. Photo from PLANT WNY (plantwny.com). Schichtel’s Nursery scion George Schichtel passed away on December 31, 2021 at age 93. Here, Nina Bassuk and Andy Hillman share their histories [...]

2 07, 2021

Andy Hillman Reflects on Career, What’s Next, and Why UCF Has Arrived

By |2021-07-02T12:21:00-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Member Profiles, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Organizational News, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , |5 Comments

  Last April, former Council President, current Grants Committee Chair, and longtime Council Board Member Andy Hillman retired from a decade (to the day) of work as a business developer for Davey Resource Group. Prior to that, he was Ithaca’s longtime city forester, and prior to that [...]

14 09, 2020

Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Quercus michauxii

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Author Jean Zimmerman with one of Ithaca’s thriving swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii) street trees, about 15 years old. Council Board Member and Commercial & Consulting Arborist for SavATree Jean Zimmerman provided this superb story and photos. Jean is also an extensively published author (jeanzimmerman.com), [...]

28 07, 2015

A ReLeaf to Remember: Part I

By |2016-04-26T15:52:50-04:00July 28th, 2015|Categories: ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Meeting the men and women who are restoring the American chestnut, exploring the Alvar plant community on the new green roof, connecting with the Onondaga Earth Corps … there were so many highlights for the 185 attendees of the 2015 ReLeaf Conference at SUNY ESF. A special [...]

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