30 09, 2017

NYC Parks Director of Forestry-Brooklyn Andrew Ullman on Containing Oak Wilt

By |2017-10-03T17:34:03-04:00September 30th, 2017|Categories: DEC, Diseases and Insects, NYC|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

NYC Parks Director of Forestry for Brooklyn Andrew Ullman shares news of oak wilt containment efforts in that borough. The image at left shows how oak wilt appears on the leaves of white oak (A) and on red oak (B). The leaves fall prematurely, with some green [...]

24 05, 2016

Urban Forestry in the News: Goats, David Nowak/i-Tree, Pelham Bay Park Research, more

By |2016-05-24T17:52:02-04:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In “Can Hungry Goats Restore Urban Forests?” writer Jessica Leigh Hester describes how officials are using a herd of goats in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to browse invasive plants that took hold after Hurricane Sandy blew down trees, leaving open earth exposed to sunlight. The herd is on [...]

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