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: , , , |Comments Off on Dana O’Malley of Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy on i-Tree Academy

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: , |Comments Off on Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Video Looks Back on the October 2006 Surprise Snowstorm

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: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New CommuniTREE Stewards Program Launches in Erie County

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: , , , |Comments Off on Buffalo’s Cost-Share Grant Story and Advice

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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