5 12, 2020

Biocultural Stewardship in UCF Webinar Dec 9

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 5th, 2020|Categories: Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , |0 Comments

Biocultural stewardship: Transforming our urban and community forestry practices December 9, 2020 | 1:00-2:15pm ET For details and to register (the webinar will also be recorded) Diverse perspectives and approaches to learning and knowing can strengthen our work in urban and community forestry. Indigenous and local knowledge [...]

28 09, 2020

Urban Tree Monitoring: Tracking Long-Term Tree Survival, Growth, and Health from USFS

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  The Forest Service has released several new products that offer guidance on how to track the long-term health of trees in your community. Using this guidance will help inform tree maintenance and management programs and support the research community in studying trends in tree growth and [...]

30 09, 2019

Urban Forest Adaptation to Climate Change: Key Tools and Resources

By |2019-09-30T17:45:59-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Climate Change, Innovative Projects and Programs, ReLeaf Conference, ReLeaf Workshops, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

 At the 2019 NY ReLeaf Conference last July in Rochester, Dr. Leslie Brandt presented a fascinating talk about her work on urban forest adaptation to climate change, and she offered up powerful resources and tools to our community. Here’s a brief summary of those resources compiled by [...]

11 09, 2019

Beetle, Fungus, Fungus: Research Updates on EAB, DED, and Chestnut Blight

By |2019-09-11T20:25:33-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Insects, Research|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Emerald Ash Borer. A report recently published in the Journal of Economic Entomology offers data on the newest parasitoid wasp released against the EAB beetle: Spathius galinae. One of the authors, Dr. Jian Duan of the Beneficial Insect Introduction Unit at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s [...]

31 01, 2017

Getting to Know USDA Forester Eric Greenfield

By |2017-01-31T17:21:06-05:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Member Profiles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  Greenfield at left with daughter Abby and wife Brenda. Can you tell us about childhood influences that foreshadowed getting interested in forestry and urban forestry? Eric Greenfield: I grew up in Delhi, New York in the western Catskills. Delhi is small community surrounded by [...]

3 10, 2016

Syracuse 2016 State of the Urban Forest

By |2016-10-03T20:30:34-04:00October 3rd, 2016|Categories: History, Urban Forest Master Plans|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What is the state of Syracuse’s urban forest in 2016? Photos Courtesy City of Syracuse Syracuse City Arborist & NYSUFC Secretary Steve Harris City Arborist Steve Harris of the Syracuse Parks Department—who also serves as our Council’s secretary—is pleased to share the release [...]

21 01, 2015

National Urban Forest Priorities: Your Thoughts, Please!

By |2016-06-29T15:48:05-04:00January 21st, 2015|Categories: Research|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) is seeking input on their 2016-2026 Urban Forestry Action Plan through an online survey. This is your chance to give our national urban forest leadership your opinions about what urban forest funding and program priorities should be going [...]

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