28 11, 2017

Drones in the Urban Forest, Part 2: The Potential

By |2017-11-28T11:50:38-05:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Technology, Tree Inventory|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Drone making visual tree inspection. Photo by Dan Staley In Remote Sensing and Assessment of Urban Forests with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles from the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of City Trees, author and UAVs (drones) expert Dan Staley defines terms and lays out the potential uses of this rapidly evolving [...]

28 11, 2017

Drones in the Urban Forest, Part 1: NYSDEC’s Drone Program Takes Off

By |2017-11-28T10:31:13-05:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: DEC, Innovative Projects and Programs, Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NYSDEC is now using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones) for a variety of monitoring purposes around the State. This terrific video, followed by the official NYSDEC press release, shows you the projects undertaken thus far. The ones that will perhaps interest the NYS urban [...]

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