30 04, 2020

Socially Distanced-Style, CCE Nassau Plants Tree for Arbor Day

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Tree Planting|Tags: , |Comments Off on Socially Distanced-Style, CCE Nassau Plants Tree for Arbor Day

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County planted a red oak (Quercus rubra) tree on Arbor Day on April 24th at the new location for their administration office. CCE Nassau County Hort and UCF Educator, Council Board Member, and ISA Certified Arborist Vinnie Drzewucki [...]

12 10, 2016

Getting to Know CCE Educator Vinnie Drzewucki

By |2016-10-12T16:17:59-04:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Member Profiles|Tags: |Comments Off on Getting to Know CCE Educator Vinnie Drzewucki

Vinnie Drzewucki traveled to Israel in 2015. The Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights are in the background. CCE Nassau County Horticulture and Urban and Community Forestry Resource Educator Vinnie Drzewucki (pronounced “Shavootski”) has served on the Council Board for two years. Can you tell [...]

27 12, 2014

Top Seven Blog Posts of 2014

By |2014-12-27T13:15:52-05:00December 27th, 2014|Categories: Top Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Top Seven Blog Posts of 2014

The blog and e-news incarnation of TAKING ROOT (TR) began in March of 2014. Blog entries get posted weekly, and with this one, we're up to 45 posts. In total the TR blog has been viewed over 8000 times! Thank you to all who read the blog, [...]

4 09, 2014

Vinnie Drzewucki on Tackling the Public’s Dendrophobia, the Fear of Trees

By |2014-09-04T08:41:13-04:00September 4th, 2014|Categories: Essays and Reflections, ReLeaf Conference|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

CCE Nassau County Horticulture Educator Vinnie Drzewucki At the 2014 ReLeaf Conference in July at Hofstra University, CCE Nassau County Horticulture Educator Vinnie Drzewucki (pron. “Sha-VOOT-ski”) gave an engaging talk on “Breaking the Fear of Trees: How to Help the Public Overcome their Dendrophobia.” He [...]

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