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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

Date Description Contact
Thursday, July 16 - Saturday July 18, 2015 2015 Urban Forestry ReLeaf Conference
Location: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Workshops include but are not limited to the Restoration of the American Chestnut, a Forest Health Update, Opportunities and Solutions for Green Infrastructure, and Crisis Management. There will be tours of the SUNY ESF Gateway Building, Oakwood Cemetery, Onondaga Lake Ecosystem Restoration and more. Program and Registration (PDF) (1 MB).
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 EAB Death Curve: The Science Behind Ash Treatment & Mortality
This workshop includes a lecture portion focusing on recent research on treatment options and application methods for EAB, as well as, the aftermath of EAB and how to move forward. In addition to the lecture, the workshop also features an outdoor session to learn to identify ash trees, symptoms of an infestation, and 3 model insecticide application methods. Early registration (PDF, 214 KB) is due by October 5, 2015.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Friday, November 13, 2015 Roots to Wires: Managing Conflicts
This is a workshop for professional, arborists, landscapers, municipal staff, foresters and tree enthusiasts with a holistic approach to managing and improving a community forest. Early registration (PDF, 230 KB) is due by November 5, 2015.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Friday, December 4, 2015 Forest Health: Preventing, Preparing and Recovering from Invasive Insects
Learn how the Asian Longhorned Beetle and Southern Pine Beetle are affecting Long Island's trees and what you can do to stop it. Early registration (PDF, 231 KB) is due by November 25, 2015.
Continuing Education Credits - ISA: 4.75, DEC: up to 4
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, January 7, 2016 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest
This year's theme is, "New York's Un-FIR-Gettable forests" to learn more visit poster contest rules.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425

To see other DEC events, go to DEC calendar.
To see our events go to Urban and Community Forestry Calendar of Events.