3 03, 2020

David Moore in ESF Magazine; Christina McLaughlin in Conservationist

By |2020-03-03T21:44:02-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: DEC, Organizational News, Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

An article about SUNY-ESF alum and Council Past President David Moore appeared in the Winter 2020 edition of ESF Magazine, a publication for alumni and friends of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Called “Alumnus Honored as ‘Trailblazer’ Promotes Benefits of Urban Forestry,” the interview [...]

24 01, 2020

American Chestnut Update: Big Funding News, Public Comment Needed, Seed Engraving, and a Podcast

By |2020-01-25T08:41:11-05:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Insects, Forest Restoration, Research|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

(Above) Sergey Jivetin creates elaborate engravings on the shells of seeds, including a series carved on American chestnut seeds depicting The American Chestnut Foundation’s restoration efforts. One nut (enlarged) illustrates the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project’s insertion of the oxalate oxidase gene into the American chestnut [...]

21 03, 2018

Manuel Alarcon is 2018 Recipient of Helen Sternberg Cutler Memorial Scholarship in Urban Forestry

By |2018-03-21T22:24:43-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , |0 Comments

By Lewis Cutler I am pleased to announce that Manuel A. Alarcon, a senior at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), was awarded the Helen Sternberg Cutler Memorial Scholarship in Urban Forestry for 2018. He will be graduating with a BS in Forest [...]

15 03, 2017

Get to Know Him! Art Traver Edition

By |2017-03-20T13:17:46-04:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Member Profiles, Nonprofits|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Council Board Member Art Traver. Photo by Paul Maurer Landscape architect and longtime Council Board Member Art Traver works for Wendel Companies out of their Buffalo office.   Were there childhood influences foreshadowing your career?   Art Traver: I think I first noticed the “environment” [...]

3 09, 2015

The New Helen Sternberg Cutler Urban Forestry Scholarship at SUNY ESF

By |2015-09-03T15:58:54-04:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Scholarships|Tags: , , |0 Comments

By Lewis M. Cutler, MS Forest Botany and Ecology, SUNY ESF, 1975 There’s now an urban forestry scholarship for students at SUNY ESF. I’ve created the Helen Sternberg Cutler Memorial Scholarship in urban forestry in my mother’s memory. Helen Sternberg Cutler The urban landscape needs [...]

18 08, 2015

More Faces of ReLeaf

By |2015-08-18T18:57:13-04:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , |0 Comments

Outgoing Council Board Member Rebecca Hargrave is Assistant Professor in the Environmental Sciences Department of SUNY Morrisville. SUNY ESF President Emeritus Dr. Neil Murphy took the time to give ReLeafers the fascinating backstory of the LEED Platinum Certified Gateway Center. Carterville Cattle [...]

12 08, 2015

Oswego’s Mary Vanouse on ReLeaf 2015

By |2015-08-12T22:28:57-04:00August 12th, 2015|Categories: ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mary Vanouse (right) with her daughter, Allison, under a monstrous beech tree in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Watertown, MA. I have recently retired from the Community Development Office in the City of Oswego and have volunteered with the Oswego Tree Stewards since its beginnings in [...]

4 08, 2015

More ReLeaf in Pictures

By |2016-06-29T15:46:12-04:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , |0 Comments

CCE Onondaga Forestry Program Educator and SUNY ESF landscape architecture alumna Kim Zhang enjoyed the Gateway rooftop garden at dusk. Council Treasurer Lori Brockelbank (center) of Wendel Companies attended ReLeaf with two students from Jamestown Community College where she teaches: Tessa Vincent (left) and [...]

28 07, 2015

A ReLeaf to Remember: Part I

By |2016-04-26T15:52:50-04:00July 28th, 2015|Categories: ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops|Tags: , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Meeting the men and women who are restoring the American chestnut, exploring the Alvar plant community on the new green roof, connecting with the Onondaga Earth Corps … there were so many highlights for the 185 attendees of the 2015 ReLeaf Conference at SUNY ESF. A special [...]

12 06, 2015

The LEED Platinum-Certified Gateway Center: Our Home at ReLeaf 2015

By |2015-06-12T09:24:04-04:00June 12th, 2015|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The ReLeaf conference this year is in the heart of the SUNY ESF campus. The new Gateway Center, erected in 2012, surpasses qualification for its LEED platinum status with its renewable energy system, water quality and conservation systems, ecological landscaping, air quality and more. Conferees will get [...]

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