16 04, 2022

Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards”

By |2022-04-21T10:28:17-04:00April 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Technology, Tree Planting, UHI|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards”

Bare root harvested trees retain a much higher percentage of fine roots (right) than balled-and-burlapped trees (left, with soil removed), but not all street tree species survive bare root transplanting well. Dr. Nina Bassuk and her team looked not just at how many roots a harvested [...]

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: , , , , , |Comments Off on Green-Wood Cemetery as Habitat & Ecosystem: Webinar this Friday June 26th

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 [...]

7 03, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery’s First EPF Grants in Action

By |2018-03-07T19:21:23-05:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Grants|Tags: , |Comments Off on Green-Wood Cemetery’s First EPF Grants in Action

The Chapel nestled among trees at Green-Wood Cemetery. Photo by Sara Evans NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant Information Sessions in preparation for Round 14 of Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grants are coming up in April at four locations around the State. Funding for the [...]

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: , , , |Comments Off on Green-Wood Cemetery Employs Drone to Assist with Oak Wilt Diagnosis

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: , |Comments Off on Joe Charap, and Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery as Urban Arboretum

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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