17 05, 2023

Meet Fiona Watt, NYSDEC Lands & Forests New Director and New York State Forester

By |2023-05-17T13:22:44-04:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, Natural Areas in the Urban Forest, NY ReLeaf, NYSDEC, Organizational News, Urban Forest Ecology|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Meet Fiona Watt, NYSDEC Lands & Forests New Director and New York State Forester

Fiona Watt joined DEC on February 21, 2023, after more than 25 years at NYC Department of Parks & Recreation. Photo Courtesy NYSDEC We at the NYSUFC are pleased to reprint this piece, with permission, from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Lands [...]

22 01, 2019

Gloria Van Duyne is New NYSDEC UCF Program Coordinator

By |2019-01-24T19:30:38-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: NYSDEC, Organizational News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Gloria Van Duyne recently became the new NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Program Director. We asked Gloria to share a little about herself, including her extensive experience within DEC.    I was hired in 2005 by Mary Kramarchyk in DEC’s Urban and Community Forestry Program to develop [...]

12 04, 2018

2018 Urban Forestry Awards Celebration Warms Hearts in March

By |2018-04-17T12:05:53-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Awards, NYSDEC, Tree Campus USA, Tree City USA, Tree Line USA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Eight years ago, Council Board Member Lori Brockelbank (second from left) helped Jamestown Community College become the first community college in NYS to be a Tree Campus USA. And once again, Lori brought students with her to celebrate the College’s ongoing Tree Campus USA status: Avery [...]

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