26 03, 2021

Dana O’Malley of Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy on i-Tree Academy

By |2021-04-02T13:25:02-04:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: i-Tree|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dana O'Malley grew up in Hoosick Falls, New York, a small rural town northeast of Albany. She attended St. Lawrence University from 2014-2018 for environmental studies and geology. In 2017, Dana interned with the Student Conservation Association which led to getting involved in trail work and various [...]

30 10, 2016

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Video Looks Back on the October 2006 Surprise Snowstorm

By |2016-11-02T18:08:43-04:00October 30th, 2016|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Tree Planting|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) honors ten "Frederick Law Olmsted Award" recipients who stepped up after the October 12-13, 2006 freak snowstorm in which more than 12,000 trees in the City's Olmsted-designed park system were damaged by nearly 2 feet of snow. Here's an excellent video [...]

7 03, 2016

New CommuniTREE Stewards Program Launches in Erie County

By |2016-04-26T15:17:30-04:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Training, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sister Johnice of St. Adalbert’s Response to Love Center in Buffalo joined the community around the Broadway Fillmore area to help plant trees. Here, a priest from St. Adalbert’s blesses the new plantings. Photo by Paul Maurer This is the first in a series of [...]

4 03, 2015

Buffalo’s Cost-Share Grant Story and Advice

By |2016-04-27T08:57:33-04:00March 4th, 2015|Categories: Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Measuring Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) during the in-house, grant-funded inventory. In 2011, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) successfully applied for a Round 10 Urban and Community Forestry Cost-Share Grant from NYS DEC. Among other things, the funds went toward updates to the City of [...]

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