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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

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February 15th, 2018 and April 7th, 2018 NYS DEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant Information Sessions (PDF, 180 KB). Location: East Meadow, NY. These information sessions are going to cover the same information and aim to assist potential applicants in preparation for the Round 14 Grant. Project categories will include grants for planting, maintenance, education programs, tree inventories and forestry management plans. Space is limited, call Mary Kramarchyk to reserve a seat. Mary Kramarchyk
March 13th, 2018 Best Management for Oak Wilt (PDF, 289 KB). Location: Schenectady, NY. The long-term health and productivity of New York's forests are threatened by pests and diseases. Come learn about oak wilt, a relatively new forest health concern to the Capital Region, and other invasive species threatening our trees. DEC pesticide credits are available, ISA and CNLP credits pending. Early registration is due by March 6th.

Mary Martin

March 16th, 2018 Protecting the Urban Forest: Past, Present and Future (PDF, 288 KB). Location: Brooklyn, NY. This workshop will explore a plethora of topics including: the adaptation of two NYC parks to a changing environment; non-traditional green spaces; and the American chestnut in NYC. ISA and CNLP credits will be available. Early registration is due by March 8th. Sally Kellogg
July 26th-28th, 2018. 2018 ReLeaf Conference: Navigating the Complex Urban Forest. Location: Rochester Institute of Technology. More information to come. Mary Martin

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To see our events go to Urban and Community Forestry Calendar of Events.