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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

Date Description Contact
March 21st, 2018 Trees Matter Location: Lindenhurt, NY . This is a workshop for professional arborists, landscapers, municipal staff, foresters and tree enthusiasts. The workshop includes several lectures discussing the benefits of trees, planting specifications, porous surface alternatives, and grant opportunities available through the NYS DEC Urban Forestry Program. ISA and CNLP credits pending.

This workshop has been postponed due to winter weather. More information to come.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9428
April 17th, 2018 Electrical Hazard Awareness Training (PDF, 255 KB). Location: Rochester, NY. This workshop will provide a certificate of training that satisfies requirements for one major OSHA standard for individuals working 10 feet or closer to energized conductors. It will NOT satisfy EHAP certification. ISA, CNLP and planning and zoning credits will be available. Registration is due by April 5th. Mary Martin
518.402.9428
April 19th, 2018 NYS DEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant Information Session (PDF, 180 KB). Location: Depew, NY. These information sessions 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
518.402.9428
April 20th, 2018 NYS DEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant Information Session (PDF, 180 KB). Location: Avon, NY. These information sessions 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
518.402.9428
May 10th, 2018 Tree Safety (PDF, 246 KB). Location: South Wales, NY. This workshop is open to beginners and professionals alike looking to expand their knowledge of safety surrounding tree care. Safety specific reviews will include chainsaw safety, chipper protocols, and tree-climbing precautions. ISA, CNLP and planning and zoning credits will be available. Early registration is due by May 4th. Mary Martin
518.402.9428
July 26th-28th, 2018. 2018 ReLeaf Conference: Navigating the Complex Urban Forest. Location: Rochester Institute of Technology. More information to come. Mary Martin
518.402.9428

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