4 05, 2022

Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria)

By |2022-05-04T15:44:56-04:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Bare Root, Nina Bassuk, Tree Planting, Trees for Parks, UHI, Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria)

The striking pyramidal habit of a young shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria). All photos by Michelle Sutton In Watertown, New York, Urban Forestry Program Manager Mike DeMarco is a fan of shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria), which the city plants bare root, at small caliper (1.25 or [...]

25 01, 2021

Watertown Utilizes DEC Grant for Tree Planting & EAB Treatment

By |2021-02-28T20:51:50-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Bare Root, DEC, Diseases and Insects, Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: |Comments Off on Watertown Utilizes DEC Grant for Tree Planting & EAB Treatment

Thank you to City of Watertown Planner and Council Board Member Mike DeMarco for providing this summary and photos.  In October 2018, the City of Watertown was awarded a $20,250 tree planting grant through the New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Urban and Community [...]

30 09, 2020

Watertown’s Black River Trail Expansion Capped by Fall Tree Planting

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Tree Planting|Tags: , |Comments Off on Watertown’s Black River Trail Expansion Capped by Fall Tree Planting

Thank you to Council Board Member and City of Watertown Planner Mike DeMarco for sharing this background and pics.   The third and final segment of the Black River Trail was completed in a joint effort between NYS Parks, City of Watertown, and NYS DOT. This project, 15 [...]

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