North Tonawanda’s Joyful Tree Planting, Assisted by Council Grant

Super video from North Tonawanda about their recent planting event aided by a Tree City USA Reward Grant from our Council. Starting at the 3:02 mark you get to see the planting in action.

Director at North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation, Parks & Seniors Alex Domaradzki says, “Special thanks to The New York State Urban Forestry Council for awarding the grant, and for Mayor Art Pappas, Alderman Bob Pecoraro, Derek Anthony, Mike Lorenc, Sam McCabe, and Lily Domaradzki for helping with the plantings!”

Congrats to North Tonawanda Parks and Recreation!

Council Offers New “Tree City USA Reward Grant”

Michelle Sutton

Deadline to Apply is 09/14/20

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce grants for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Full Details, Application, and Contact Info

Communities in New York State that have been a Tree City USA for at least the past five years can apply for up to $1,000. Funding has been provided by the New York State Urban Forestry Council.

Grant Goals

The intent of this grant is to encourage municipalities to sustain their community forestry program and maintain their status as a Tree City USA Community through a celebratory tree planting.

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