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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

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Thursday, July 14- Saturday, July 16, 2016 2016 Urban Forestry ReLeaf Conference. Location: Skidmore College. Workshops include but are not limited to Tools of the Trade, a Forest Health Update, A Grove of Grants, and Fruits of the Urban Forest. There will be tours of the Saratoga DEC Nursery and Skidmore College. Registration information coming soon. Mary Martin
518.402.9425
Thursday, October 6, 2016 Urban Forestry: Past, Present and Future. Hear about the history of the urban forest in central NY over the past 100 years, as well as solutions for tackling the current and future issues facing urban forestry. This workshop will include indoor presentations and an outdoor demonstration on tree take-down. Location: Manlius. Early registration is due by September 29, 2016. Continuing education credits available: Planning and Zoning, ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, November 3, 2016 Trees and Sidewalk Conflicts. Learn about some common conflicts that arise between street trees and sidewalks, as well as some solutions to better manage your urban forest. Location: Buffalo. Registration is due by November 1, 2016. Continuing education credits available: Planning and Zoning, ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, November 4, 2016 Back to Basics: Proper Tree Planting. This workshop will focus on choosing an appropriate tree species, how to evaluate your soil health, and the proper planting technique for ball-and-burlap trees and bare-root trees. Location: North Chili, NY. Early Registration is due by October 31st. Continuing education credits available: Planning and Zoning, ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, December 15, 2016 Managing Street Trees: What You Should Know for Success. This workshop will focus on the selection of appropriate street trees and discuss insects, diseases and other environmental factors and how their influence and impacts on trees can be managed and controlled. Location: Westchester, NY. Registration due by December 12. Continuing education credits available: Planning and Zoning, 4.0 NYS ISA CEUs for Arborists. Rob Doscher
914.995.4423
Thursday, December 23, 2016 Fifth Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest. Fifth grade students are encouraged to design and submit an original poster depicting this year's theme: Defend New York's Forests. Posters are due to your NYS Regional DEC Office by December 23, 2016. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Friday,
December 30, 2016
Promote Arbor Day with Your Artwork. Artwork and photography is currently being accepted for consideration for the 2017 NYS Arbor Day Poster. Submissions must be received by December 30th, 2016. Only photographs taken in New York State will be accepted. Please submit images with a resolution of 300 dpi or higher. Mary Martin
518.402.9425

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