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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

Date Description Contact
Friday, October 17, 2014 Inventories: Trees Count. Maximize the benefits of your urban forest. 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Cosponsored by the City of Newburgh Conservation Advisory Council. Registration (PDF, 190 KB) Fee: $30 per person or $20 forReLeaf/UFC Members by October 8th. Fee is then $40 including walk-in attendees. Lunch Included. Sally Kellogg 518.402.9425
November 17-19, 2014 Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
Join NYSA for another round of TRAQ course in November at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay. Registration can be found at the NYSA webpage (this link leaves the DEC website) and is due for the ISA Tree Risk Assessment Course by October 17, 2014.
New York State Arborists
518-.694.5507
November 20-22, 2014 Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
Join NYSA for another round of TRAQ course in November at the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford/Rochester. Registration can be found at the NYSA webpage (this link leaves the DEC website) and is due for the ISA Tree Risk Assessment Course by October 20, 2014.
New York State Arborists
518.694.5507
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Arbor Day Community Grant
The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for projects in small communities (population up to 65,000) to have an Arbor Day event and begin a community forestry program. This funding is provided by the USDA Forest Service and the NYS DEC Urban Forestry Program. Grant applications will be reviewed by and grant funds will be administered by the NYS Urban Forestry Council. Deadline is 12/2/14, for application information see the NYSUFC website (this link leaves the DEC website).
New York State Urban Forestry Council
315.723.8448
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest Deadline
Submissions for the 2015 Arbor Day Poster Contest should be postmarked by December 18, and sent to your local DEC office. Please include the complete report form (PDF) (156KB) with the poster.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
TBD 2015 Urban Forestry ReLeaf Conference
Location: Syracuse Area
Topics: TBD
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.