10 07, 2020

How it Happened: The History of NY ReLeaf

By |2021-02-27T23:06:54-05:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: History, NY ReLeaf|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Welcome to Part One of Council Cofounder Nancy Wolf’s meticulously researched and lively How it Happened: New York ReLeaf A Brief History of Urban Forestry in the United States and the Creation of the New York State Program Part 1 of 2 Answering questions such as: How does [...]

22 11, 2016

Green Horizons Career Fair 2016: Introducing NYC Middle Schoolers to Urban Forestry & Other Environmental Careers

By |2016-11-22T20:27:05-05:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Events, NYC|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Over 200 NYC middle school students, teachers, and guidance counselors enjoyed the 21st Green Horizons event on October 20th, 2016 in Central Park. New York City’s annual environmental and natural resources careers day continues to provide a free and hands-on experience for young people, working directly with professionals who volunteer [...]

21 07, 2016

ReLeaf 2016 Reflections

By |2016-07-21T15:50:28-04:00July 21st, 2016|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know that scholarships toward registration for the annual ReLeaf conference are available through the DEC for qualified applicants? These folks received awards this year. Dewitt’s Nicholas Quilty-Koval: The Releaf Conference was fantastic. It was a great experience and I was able to talk to many [...]

21 06, 2016

NYC Arbor Day Project, with Youth Growing & Planting 234 Trees

By |2016-06-21T23:27:26-04:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day, Innovative Projects and Programs, MillionTreesNYC, NYC, Tree Planting|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

  Students from the High School of American Studies at Lehman College in the Bronx plant an evergreen on campus. The students are left to right: Magella Sheehan, Owen McFadzean, and Rajesh Persad. Photo by Anthony Thoman Due to spring holidays, schools in New York [...]

19 04, 2016

2016 Tree City/Campus/Line USA Awards Ceremony

By |2016-06-29T15:31:18-04:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

NYSUFC Founder Nancy Wolf received an Urban Forestry Award in honor of her many contributions to our field. Current NYS Urban and Community Forestry Program Coordinator Mary Kramarchyk (left) was joined by two former Program Coordinators–Peter Innes and Peter Frank (to Nancy’s left)–who turned out to [...]

26 03, 2015

Letter-Writing Advocacy: ReLeaf COUNT TREES Part II

By |2015-03-26T09:21:15-04:00March 26th, 2015|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

http://www.ted.com/talks/omar_ahmad_political_change_with_pen_and_paper?language=en Want your local politician to pay attention to an issue you care about? Take this tip from Omar Ahmad, the beloved former mayor of San Carlos, California: Send a monthly handwritten letter. Old-fashioned correspondence, he shows, is more effective than email, phone — or even writing [...]

26 05, 2014

Getting to Know Council Founder Nancy Wolf

By |2014-05-26T17:38:49-04:00May 26th, 2014|Categories: Member Profiles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Nancy Wolf in her garden with grandson Noah John, 8 1/2, and granddaughter Veronica, 4 1/2. Photo by Ellen Wolf Can you tell us about your childhood influences that foreshadowed getting interested in arboriculture, urban forestry, and environmental education? Nancy Wolf: I grew up in [...]

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