Celebrating the Village of Rhinebeck's 13 years as a Tree City USA! From left to right: NYSDEC Urban Forestry Partnerships Coordinator Christina McLaughlin; Joyce Meisinger and Connie Lown from the Village of Rhinebeck Tree Commission; and NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator Gloria Van Duyne. [...]
NYSDEC State Forester Rob Davies opened the Tree City/Campus/Line USA celebration by acknowledging the difficulties of 2020 and the way in which nearly all recreation had to move outside, bringing further awareness to the critical importance of urban and community trees and green spaces. He quoted his [...]
NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Program Coordinator Gloria Van Duyne posted her UCF Round 15 Grant Workshop Power Point Presentation on DEC's website for the benefit of anyone who can't make a workshop in person or simply wants to revisit the content.
Gloria Van Duyne recently became the new NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Program Director. We asked Gloria to share a little about herself, including her extensive experience within DEC. I was hired in 2005 by Mary Kramarchyk in DEC’s Urban and Community Forestry Program to develop [...]