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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

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May 10th, 2018 Tree Safety. 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.
This workshop has been postponed until the fall. More information to come.
Mary Martin
May 30th, 2018 NYS DEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant Information Session. Location: Brooklyn, 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
June 1st, 2018 Back to Basics. Location: Middletown, NY. Learn to choose the best stock and how to plant properly to give your trees the best chance to thrive. Pruning and proper post-planting care go a long way to extend the life of any tree. Attending this workshop will enhance and build your tree care knowledge. ISA, CNLP and planning and zoning credits will be available. Early registration is due by May 25th. Sally Kellogg
June 12th, 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.
Sally Kellogg
July 26th-28th, 2018. 2018 ReLeaf Conference: Navigating the Complex Urban Forest (PDF, 1000KB). Location: Rochester Institute of Technology. This conference is an excellent opportunity to network with urban forestry professionals and volunteers from across the state, while. Workshop topics include: New York Tree Law, Decay Fungi and Tree Health in the Urban Forest, Under-utilized Trees in the Landscape and Forest Health Update. Featured tours include: RIT Campus Sustainability walking tour and Mt. Hope Cemetery Tour. SAF, ISA, DEC Pesticide, CNLP, SMA and LA credits have been applied for. Registration is due by June 26th. Online registration is available with the NYS Urban Forestry Council (link leaves DEC's website). Mary Martin

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