NYC Parks and Recreation

26 04, 2016

TreesCount! 2015: NYC’s Third Street-Tree Census

By |2016-06-29T15:43:02-04:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Citizen Science, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Tree Inventory|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  At TreesCount! 2015 orientation events, NYC Parks staff and their partners met with volunteer citizen scientists to talk about how the ongoing census helps the City, how citizen scientists can participate in the data collection, and how the census methodology works in the field. [...]

26 03, 2015

NYC ReLeaf’s COUNT TREES Workshop, Part I

By |2016-04-26T16:22:56-04:00March 26th, 2015|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver gave the keynote address. With the exception of Sumana Serchan’s reflections, this two-part post was written by NYS DEC Division of Lands and Forests Outreach Coordinator Nina Medakovich. Part I brings us workshop highlights. Part II delves into the [...]

18 03, 2015

NYC’s Matt Stephens Goes to Washington DC for Arborist Exchange

By |2015-03-18T11:00:55-04:00March 18th, 2015|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

NYC Parks and Casey Tree staff intermingling ♦ Photo Courtesy Casey Trees Last fall, both NYC Parks and the not-for-profit, DC-based organization Casey Trees successfully applied for an arborist exchange through the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA). This resulted in the first public/private pairing for the [...]

27 01, 2015

NYC Urban Forester Sumana Serchan: Get to Know Her!

By |2015-01-27T21:49:28-05:00January 27th, 2015|Categories: Member Profiles|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sumana Serchan is an urban forester with NYC Parks and Recreation. Sumana has a master’s degree in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources/Conservation from the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (University of Vermont). [...]

19 08, 2014

David Moore: Get to Know Him!

By |2014-08-19T10:54:37-04:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Member Profiles|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

David Moore is a city forester at the New York City Parks Department and serves on the Executive Council of our NYS Urban Forestry Council. How did he get here? What’s great and challenging about it? What are some of his other passions and interests that might [...]

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