25 09, 2014

Reflections on the Sept 21 Climate Change March

By |2014-09-25T15:09:55-04:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Essays and Reflections|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This essay comes to us from NYC Parks Forester Bill Schmidt. Bill is a Certified Arborist who coordinates urban forestry for the Greening Western Queens project.  NYC Forester Bill Schmidt Last Sunday, September 21, 2014, I joined over 300,000 of my fellow human beings in [...]

10 06, 2014

Historic “Great Trees” Returning to NYC

By |2016-04-27T10:25:14-04:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Willow cutting taken in September of 2008 from the parent willow, a giant crack willow (Salix fragilis) in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. Photo Courtesy NYC Parks In January 2008, a small group of intrepid high school students from New York City’s John Bowne [...]

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