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29 03, 2022

Olmsted at 200: Exploring Lesser-Known New York Connections on the Bicentennial of His Birth

By |2022-04-11T08:39:31-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

April 26, 2022 marks the 200th anniversary of Frederick Law Olmsted's birth. Photo in Public Domain Story by Michelle Sutton Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903)—and the firm that his sons and associates continued long after his retirement—designed more than 6000 landscapes across North America. For many [...]

27 07, 2020

Nafisa’s Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles: Chapter 3

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections|Tags: , , |1 Comment

The Rain Garden in James Pass Arboretum, in the Tipperary Hill neighborhood of Syracuse. Photo by Nafisa Tabassum Nafisa Tabbasum: As a Crew Leader for Onondaga Earth Corps (OEC), my responsibilities include directly supervising a small crew of young adults in either pruning or green [...]

24 07, 2020

Nafisa’s Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles: Chapter 2

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mid-summer harvesting at Salt City Harvest Farm in Kirkville, New York, where New Americans can grow crops from their family cultures. Photo by Nafisa Tabassum Nafisa Tabassum: Most of the week of July 13 was spent working at home because of a potential COVID-19 exposure, [...]

20 07, 2020

Nafisa Tabassum: Onondaga Earth Corps Chronicles

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Organizational News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We are excited to be following the progress of former student ambassador to NY ReLeaf, Nafisa Tabassum, who at the time of ReLeaf was working as an urban forest technician with Syracuse City Arborist Steve Harris. Nafisa earned her degree in Sustainable Energy Management from SUNY-ESF in [...]

28 02, 2020

Syracuse Releases Urban Forest Master Plan

By |2020-02-28T07:10:16-05:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

In February, the City of Syracuse Forestry Division released a draft Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP), which provides a roadmap to a healthy, safe, and expanding tree canopy for the City. The Plan contains definable and measurable 5-year and 20-year goals. One major goal is to plant [...]

6 12, 2017

Save the Rain’s Fall 2017 Tree Planting in Syracuse

By |2018-01-10T12:09:58-05:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Volunteers planting in the Brighton Neighborhood of Syracuse. Photos Courtesy Save the Rain From Clare Evelyn Carney, CCE Onondaga Urban Forestry Educator: The Save the Rain (STR) Tree Planting Program had a wonderful year of planting street trees throughout the City of Syracuse. In 2017, over [...]

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