24 06, 2020

Green-Wood Cemetery as Habitat & Ecosystem: Webinar this Friday June 26th

By |2021-02-27T23:07:24-05:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Friday, June 26, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Credit: Art Presson Register here Did you know that Green-Wood is actively converting areas of traditional lawn to naturalistic meadow plantings? We are leading the way in this new trend among cemeteries. These meadows provide wildlife habitat and other important ecosystem [...]

5 02, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery Employs Drone to Assist with Oak Wilt Diagnosis

By |2018-02-05T11:34:59-05:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: DEC, Diseases and Insects, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A drone’s aerial perspective on a red oak (Quercus rubra), infected with oak wilt, in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery. NYSDEC recently launched its use of drones for things like monitoring coastal erosion on Lake Ontario, exploration of bat caves in Mineville, restoration of beach dunes on [...]

18 10, 2017

Joe Charap, and Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery as Urban Arboretum

By |2017-10-21T08:29:40-04:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Member Profiles, NYC, Research|Tags: , |0 Comments

New NYSUFC Board Member Joseph Charap is the Director of Horticulture and Curator for Green-Wood in Brooklyn. He’s also a new dad—his son Benjamin was born on September 3rd. Charap and his Green-Wood colleagues are transforming the historic landscape of this cemetery into an urban arboretum/public garden [...]

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