16 04, 2022

Fall Planting, Bare Root & Container Considerations, and a More Nuanced Look at “Fall Hazards”

By |2022-04-21T10:28:17-04:00April 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Technology, Tree Planting, UHI|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Bare root harvested trees retain a much higher percentage of fine roots (right) than balled-and-burlapped trees (left, with soil removed), but not all street tree species survive bare root transplanting well. Dr. Nina Bassuk and her team looked not just at how many roots a harvested [...]

25 02, 2022

Tree Watertown at 26 Years: Urban Forestry Excellence in the North Country

By |2022-03-03T12:15:31-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Bare Root, Canopy Goals, Innovative Projects and Programs, Member Profiles, Organizational News, Recommended Urban Trees, SUNY-ESF, Tree City USA, Tree Inventory, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Forest Management Plans, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Multigenerational Tree Watertown volunteers gather every fall for a bare root tree planting event. Here, volunteers assemble in fall of 2018. Story by Michelle Sutton, NYSUFC Editor 🌳 Photos Courtesy Tree Watertown The City of Watertown (population ~ 25,000, in Jefferson County) is an esteemed [...]

29 11, 2019

Watertown’s Fall Tree Planting Attracts >60 Volunteers

By |2022-03-03T12:16:29-05:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, Tree Planting, Volunteers|Tags: , |0 Comments

Photo by Sam Booth Watertown’s 2019 Annual Fall Volunteer Tree Planting Project attracted more than 60 volunteers (many from Tree Watertown) to plant 28 bare root trees. The volunteer tree planting project was paid for in part by a $3000 grant from the Northern New [...]

13 11, 2018

Watertown’s 17th Annual Fall Planting Event

By |2018-11-20T15:03:47-05:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Funding, Grants, Tree Planting, Volunteers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volunteers and Watertown City Planner Michael DeMarco (holding stakes) plant a bare root dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in Cosgrove-Sherman St. Park. Reported by Michael DeMarco, Planner for the City of Watertown and ISA Certified Arborist October 20, 2018 marked the City of Watertown’s 17th Annual Fall [...]

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