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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

DEC's Urban and Community Forestry Program (UCF) is changing how we promote workshops, conferences and grant opportunities. We encourage you to sign up for emails through DEC Delivers. In addition to urban forestry topics, you will receive information on forests, plants and land conservation across the state. We anticipate primarily email-only through DEC Delivers by 2021.

Date Description Contact
November 13, 2019

Region 8 ReLeaf Committee Meeting 3 PM
Olmsted Lodge, Highland Park, 171 Reservoir Ave, Rochester NY 14620

*Please RSVP by email to Christina if you are a new attendee!

Christina McLaughlin

December 4, 2019

Round 15 Grant Applications Due by 2:00 PM
Grant information is available at and applications must be submitted through Grants Gateway (leaves DEC website). Round 15 grant information is also available on DEC's website.

Gloria Van Duyne
December 4, 2019

ReLeaf Workshop - Buffalo
Location: Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew NY 14043
Topics and speakers:Introduction to Tree and Plant Appraisal - Glenn Gentske, ASCA, Certified Arborist;
Native tree and shrub planting - Tim Richlee, Draves Tree Service

Credits: Applying for ISA, CNLP, and Landscape Architect credits
Cost:$25, payable to NYS Urban and Community Forestry Council

Space is limited! You must register to attend. Check-in starts at 8:15 AM. Workshop ends at noon
To Register please complete the registration form and send it in with payment information to Andrea Nieves

Andrea Nieves
Visit DEC's Calendar of Events for a full listing of all agency activities.